Locum Dental Assistants , Outreach Pool & Locum job at Aga Khan University Hospital
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Vacancy title:
Locum Dental Assistants , Outreach Pool & Locum

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Aga Khan University Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, June 07 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, May 27 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Support dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, instruments and materials by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
• Prepare patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, review the health form and draping patient.
• Assemble instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentists’ access, suctioning and passing instruments.
• Apply the four-handed/ Four-eyes dentistry concept.
• Assist the dentist by mixing materials.
• Provide diagnostic information by capturing intra oral photo studies, pulp vitality testing and pouring, trimming and polishing study casts.
• Assist with specialty procedures which include periodontal therapy, endodontic, prosthodontics, oral surgery and implant placement as well as restoration.
• Fabricating temporary restoration, shade selection and cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
• Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions including medication prescribed by the dentist.
• Document dental care services by charting in patient records on dental software.
• Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations as per hospital policy.
• Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
• Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies and verifying receipt of supplies.
• Conserve dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
• Responsible for laboratory maintenance, dental clinical and record keeping.
• Follow up on external dental Lab work.

• Diploma in Community Oral Health or an equivalent.
• 2 years’ work experience as a Dental Assistant.
• Excellent customer service skills
• Good communication skills
• Empathetic towards patients of all ages
• Culturally sensitive
• Ability to work in a team
• Attentive to detail

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, June 07 2023 
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-05-2065
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