5 Aug 2019

Deputy Chief Dental Technologist at Kenyatta Hospital

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Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Department, Dentistry, the Deputy Chief Dental Technologist will be responsible for planning and coordination of dental services in the Hospital.

Responsibilities

  • Performing dental prosthesis.
  • Adjusting devices for people who have lost teeth or need to correct the appearance and performance of their teeth.
  • Constructing plastic dentures or implants.
  • Reconstructing the face of people damaged by accidents or diseases.
  • Designing, implementing and evaluating training programmes.
  • Coordinating the designing of appliances/ prostheses required in dentistry.
  • Assessing patient’s needs in relation to the appliances/prostheses.
  • Providing specifications for procurement of dental equipment and materials.
  • Training, counseling, guiding and mentoring staff and students.
  • Arranging and clasping teeth for new wire or cast chrome partials.
  • Banding wire for clasping and making soldered rests for partial dentures.
  • Coordinating construction of new dental appliances by selecting and setting up acrylic or porcelain teeth using dental wax, articulator, and various waxing instruments according to dentist’s prescription.
  • Fabricating base plates and wax bite rims.
  • Recording bite relations on dental articulators.
  • Grinding, smoothing, and polishing dental prosthetics using finishing burrs and grinding equipment.
  • Operating and maintaining a variety of dental laboratory tools and equipment such as trimmers, grinders, lathes, articulators, and cleaning devices; and
  • Maintaining, recording, preparing reports, and conducting correspondence relative to the work.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Dental Technology or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Technology from a recognized institution or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Certificate in leadership/management course.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability.
  • Registration with the professional/Regulatory body.
  • Certificate in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications.
  • Complied with the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

How to Apply

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 12th August 2019 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202

NAIROBI

“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

NB

For those applying for positions Job Group K5 to K1, you may apply online and attach relevant copies of certificates and testimonials through the email address; [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

EACC Clearance

Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

HELB Compliance

KRA Tax Compliance

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.






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