JUMUIA HOSPITAL (Huruma) a subsidiary of NCCK is seeking to fill the position of Community Oral  Health Officer (COHO) immediately.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi County, Kenya. The position holder will report to the medical superintendent.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and carrying out health education to the community.
  • Doing a community diagnosis of oral health problems in their areas.
  • Coordinating with the dentist in charge in taking care of the community’s oral health needs.
  • Participating in relevant health care programs in the area.
  • Providing preventive, curative and rehabilitative dental care.
  • Conducting field visits to oversee community resource personnel and supervise other health outreach components.
  • Assessing treatment options and agreeing treatment plans with the patients
  • Participating in training programs and departmental as well as hospital CMEs.
  • Administering or ordering diagnostic tests such as X-rays
  • Performing therapeutic procedures such as injections, suturing and wound care and infection management.
  • Filling in the necessary Insurance claim forms.
  • Ensuring excellent customer relations to all customers

Requirements:

Diploma in Community Oral Health from a recognized institution

Registered with The Oral Health Association of Kenya.

Computer literate

More than 2 years’ experience

 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Send your cv, documents, current and expected salary  to info.huruma@jumuiahospitals.org before close of business on 3/10/2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.