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Oral Health Officer

Ad ID
1101464
Posted at
9. Jul, 08:02
Details
Company Industry
Health care
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Highest Qualification
Diploma
Years Experience
3 years
Application Deadline
2018-08-23
Location
Unknown Unknown
Description

Jumuia Hospitals Ltd. a group of hospitals providing both primary and secondary health care services and a subsidiary of the National Council of Churches of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the position of:

COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH-JUMUIA HOSPITAL KAIMOSI

JOB DESCRIPTION

I INDIVIDUAL PARTICULARS

Job Title

Oral Health Officer

Department

Medical

Title of Immediate Supervisor

Matron

II REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

IIIMAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide basic dental care to the target communities of Kaimosi and the surrounding environs.

IV FIELD OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(Summarise important duties, beginning each sentence with an action verb e.g supervise, stimulate, complete, determine, facilities).

Key Job Objectives:

  • To increase coverage of promotive and preventive services to the majority of the population.
  • To prevent any increase in dental diseases.

Through

  • Doing a community diagnosis of oral health problems in their areas of jurisdiction.

    • Developing and carrying out health education to the community.
    • Co-ordinating with the dentist in charge in taking care of the community's oral health needs.
    • Participating in relevant health care programmes in the area they are working.
    • Providing preventive, curative and rehabilitative dental care
    • Conducting field visits to oversee community resource personnel and supervise other health outreach components
    • Any other official duty delegated by the seniors.

IV. JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

(Indicate the minimum qualification and experience required for performance of the job, not those of the current or previous jobholder)

a. **(a)**Level of Education/Academic Qualification

At least Secondary School Education (KCSE).

a. **(b)**Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Community oral health

a. **(c)**Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

ü Training of Trainer (TOT) skills

ü Good interpersonal and communication skills

ü Ability to handle difficult circumstances

ü Ability to withstand stress

ü Ability to handle incapacitated patients

ü Computer literacy

a. **(d)**Relevant Job Experience

Must have worked in a similar position for at least three years in a similar position.

VI. CONTACTS ARISING FROM THE JOB

(List contacts which exert significant influence on the work of the jobholder)

Within the Organization

Outside the Organization

  • All staff

  • **·**Patients/clients

  • **·**Community

  • **·**Ministry of Health

  • **·**Nairobi City Council

  • **·**Private Clinics

  • **·**Other NGOs

  • **·**Community Health Workers

VII. AUTHORITY/DECISION MAKING

The position involves making recommendation to the Matron on issues relating to the day to day operations of the hospital and its outreach programmes.

VIII. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in an environment where there is high risk to disease and epidemics. Handling patients from time to time.

IX. LIMIT OF AUTHORITY

Has control of total assets valued at Kshs.........................

Annual Budget:

a. Expense budget:……………….

b.

c. Revenue budget:……………….

Employees Supervised:4

a. Reporting directly: ….

b. Reporting indirectly: ….

Qualified and interested candidates who uphold high Christian values should download the NCCK Job Application Form (http://www.ncck.org/newsite2/images/NCCK_Vacancy/ncck_job_application_form.doc), fill it out and send it via email to recruitment@jumuiahospitals.org before 4.00 p.m. on 13th July 2018. All duly filled application forms MUST be on PDF format as one single file. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTICE

SUB: DISCLAIMER

It has come to our attention that unscrupulous individuals are taking advantage of the unemployed public with promises of securing them employment with the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK). The Public is advised that NCCK does NOT charge any fee whatsoever for application, processing, interviewing or securing employment.

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

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