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Community Oral Health Officer at Ministry Of Health

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Kenya

2 weeks ago


Job Description

(i) participation in oral health demonstrations, exhibitions and giving lectures to communities and schools; (ii) collecting data for fluoride testing in water samples, analyzing and interpreting results and advisisng the relevant authorities accordingly; (iii) diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions; (iv) Temporary and permanent dental restorations; (v) reducing simple fractures of jaws; (vi) extractions and disimpactions; (vii) drainage of dental abscess, suturing to stop bleeding; and (viii) prescription of analgesics and anti-biotics. (i) participation in oral health demonstrations, exhibitions and giving lectures to communities and schools; (ii) collecting data for fluoride testing in water samples, analyzing and interpreting results and advisisng the relevant authorities accordingly; (iii) diagnosis and treatment of common dental conditions; (iv) Temporary and permanent dental restorations; (v) reducing simple fractures of jaws; (vi) extractions and disimpactions; (vii) drainage of dental abscess, suturing to stop bleeding; and (viii) prescription of analgesics and anti-biotics.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education + Experience

  1. i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C (Plain) and C (Plain) in English/ Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and C-(Minus) grade in either chemistry, physics/physical sciences, mathematics or general sciences
  2. ii) Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College or its equivalent from a recognized institution