Locum-Dentist at Luton Hospital

Luton Hospital

Luton Hospital emphasizes compassionate patient care, professional development, and a supportive work environment for healthcare careers.

Locum-Dentist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Medical / Healthcare 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Examining teeth and diagnosing patients’ dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays
  • Treating pathological conditions of the oral cavity
  • Performing dental surgery, including the extraction of teeth and roots, removal of impacted teeth
  • Analyzing oral radiographs for diagnostic purposes Prescribing medications for infection control, pain control, and for the control of viral, bacterial, and fungal infections Providing instructions in oral hygiene and methods of preventing the spread of oral diseases.
  • Reviewing medical histories and records dental treatment in medical charts to ensure that treatment plan does not compromise patient health
  • Assessing treatment options and agreeing on treatment plans with patients
  • Carrying out agreed clinical treatments such as restoring teeth affected by decay and treating gum disease
  • Maintaining patients’ dental records and information by entering patient details in the information system (computer) or other patient records
  • Providing guidance to dental nurse and receptionist in delivering patient care and coordinating appointments Attending meetings, forums, seminars and workshops organized by the management
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality and treats staff, physicians and patients with dignity and respect
  • Liaising daily with medical/non-medical staff including other doctors and healthcare professionals for effective care delivery
  • Preparing operational reports to the management for various activities and operations undertaken
  • Performing any other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Dental surgery from a recognized university.
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Pharmacists and Dental Council
  • At least 2 years’ relevant post-qualification experience

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of admin experience.

Technical skills/Leadership competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques of dental surgery
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Proficiency in computer application packages.
  • Good administrative and computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication both oral and written.
  • Time management skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Team working skills

Method of Application

Applications to be sent to recruitment@lutonhospital.com clearly indicating the role applied for on the subject line of the email by Tuesday 9th July 2024.

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