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Job TitleDENTAL OFFICER
Job Group NameCPSB 07
Specify Job Description below:

     i.        Chair and head departmental meetings;

    ii.        An integral member of the HMT and any other committees in the hospital;

   iii.        Chair to the Medicines and Therapeutics committee (MTC);

   iv.        Draw up duty roster for all medical doctors and medical interns;

    v.        Compile and submit all medical-related reports;

   vi.        To provide information and updates on new guidelines and policies on health, disease and their management;

vii.        Respond to all calls of duty by the intern doctor or nurse-on duty, whether emergency or otherwise, as quickly as possible;

  1. Physically review all patients and instruct, in writing, all recommendations;

   ix.        Assist the consultant in all the wards, theatres and clinics;

    x.        Observe timeliness in service delivery at all times;

   xi.        Conduct teaching ward rounds with the interns and students rotating in the clinical area whenever the specialist is not there or as assigned by the consultant;

xii.        Undertake certain specified emergency surgeries, minor or major, with the assistance of the intern doctor(s) or students (s);

xiii. Conduct teaching ward rounds with the interns and students rotating in the clinical area whenever the specialist is not there or as assigned by the consultant;

xiv. Undertake certain specified emergency surgeries, minor or major, with the assistance of the intern doctor(s) or students (s);

xv.        Fill P.3 Forms;

xvi. Perform Post mortems (PMs) and duly fill autopsy forms;

xvii. Filling of Death Certificates;

xviii. Undertake medical examinations and certify physical fitness;

xix. Attend to court cases;Provide education for prevention of disease and health promotional activities;

xx.        Participate in outreach health activities;

xxi. Prepare and implement annual work plan based on department work plan;

xxii. Using your job description and work plan, to continually appraise yourself and rectify any shortcomings or suggest necessary assistance;

Ensure that you undertake requisite professional development activities.

Specify Job Qualification below:

     i.        Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognized institution of higher learning;

    ii.        Registered by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;

   iii.        A comprehensive understanding of clinical and/or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures;

   iv.        Comprehensive knowledge of dental and medical conditions and their management;

    v.        Competent to carry out comprehensive review of oral health patients and determine accurately the oral health illness;

   vi.        Competent to plan and administer appropriate oral health treatment plans;

vii.        Interpersonal skills necessary in patient management; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment;

  1. Ability to analyze and evaluate patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values, and make preliminary diagnosis of patients;

   ix.        Competence to counsel patients on proper oral health prevention practices;

    x.        Registration/Practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;

  xi.        One year post internship.

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Apply ByDecember 08, 2020
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