Dental Specialist II (Prosthodontics) 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 prosthetic dental procedures, treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve restoring missing tooth and jaws structures and skilled in cosmetic, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures and temporomandibular disorder
  • 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 developmen

Qualification and Experience

  • Masters of Dental Surgery degree in Prosthodontist/ Prosthetic Dentistry or equivalent qualificationfrom an 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 Periodontology 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