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Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. The Hospital seeks to recruit dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions. For those applying for the positions below, kindly indicate the code: KNH/NAIROBI 2020.


 Job Description

An officer at this level will be responsible to a Senior Dental Specialist in provision of specialized dental services in the Hospital.


  • Performing specific      dental      procedures;      restorative,       prosthodontics, peadodonticts, orthodontics, minor oral-facial surgeries, and periodontology;
  • 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 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


  • Masters of Dental Surgery degree in any of the clinical disciplines or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • Specialist recognition certificate from the Medical Practitioners’ and Dentist Board.
  • Served for a minimum period of five (5) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Senior Medical
  • Certificate of Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Valid practising license from Medical Practitioners and Dentists
  • Retention in the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board register;
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Certificate in knowledge and proficiency in computer applications;
  • Compliance with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,

How to Apply

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 18thFebruary2020 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”.


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

 For those applying for the positions above, kindly indicate the code:



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