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Dental Officer Job, Current Medical Jobs,

Job Group Name              CPSB 07,

Responsibilities

  • Chair and head departmental meetings;
  • An integral member of the HMT and any other committees in the hospital;
  • Chair to the Medicines and Therapeutics committee (MTC);
  • Draw up duty roster for all medical doctors and medical interns;
  • Compile and submit all medical-related reports;
  • To provide information and updates on new guidelines and policies on health, disease and their management;
  • Respond to all calls of duty by the intern doctor or nurse-on duty, whether emergency or otherwise, as quickly as possible;
  • Physically review all patients and instruct, in writing, all recommendations;
  • Assist the consultant in all the wards, theatres and clinics;
  • Observe timeliness in service delivery at all times;
  • 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;
  • Undertake certain specified emergency surgeries, minor or major, with the assistance of the intern doctor(s) or students (s);
  • 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;
  • Undertake certain specified emergency surgeries, minor or major, with the assistance of the intern doctor(s) or students (s);
  • Fill P.3 Forms;
  • Perform Post mortems (PMs) and duly fill autopsy forms;
  • Filling of Death Certificates;
  • Undertake medical examinations and certify physical fitness;
  • Attend to court cases;Provide education for prevention of disease and health promotional activities;
  • Participate in outreach health activities;
  • Prepare and implement annual work plan based on department work plan;
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • A comprehensive understanding of clinical and/or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dental and medical conditions and their management;
  • Competent to carry out comprehensive review of oral health patients and determine accurately the oral health illness;
  • Competent to plan and administer appropriate oral health treatment plans;
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in patient management; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment;
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values, and make preliminary diagnosis of patients;
  • Competence to counsel patients on proper oral health prevention practices;
  • Registration/Practicing license from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
  • One year post internship.

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