Dental Specialist II (Paediatric) at Kenyatta National Hospital

March 15, 2023
Application Ends: April 3, 2023

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Job Description

Job Purpose

An officer at this level will be responsible to a Head of Dentistry Department in provision of specialized dental services in the Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing specific paediatric dental procedures; restorative, comprehensive oral health management of children and special needs persons, minor and oral surgery:
  • Providing health education and promotion;
  • Supervising, training and coaching of Dental Officers, Dental Interns and students;
  • Being on call to review, manage patients and undertaking medico-legal duties which include filling of P.3forms;
  • Undertaking dental examinations, age assessment, and writing dental reports;
  • Conducting outreach community oral health services;
  • Ensuring annual work plans are adhered to;
  • Educating and creating awareness on prevention of dental diseases and dental health;
  • Maintaining of a dental health information system; and
  • Coordinating capacity building and development.

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters of Dental Surgery degree in Pediatrics or equivalent qualification from institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Specialist recognition certificate as a Dental Specialist Paediatric from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board. However, those that have finished Masters of Dental Surgery and are undergoing the pre-KMPDC registration attachment are encouraged to apply.
  • Registration certificate by the Medical Practitioners and DentistsBoard.
  • Valid practicing license by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council.
  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register;
  • Professional Indemnity Cover.

Method of Application

Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to download and fill the application form. The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 3rd April, 2023   to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723-00202