Community Health Oral Officer Job Vacancy in Mtwapa, Kenya

Jocham Hospital

Position Title: Community Health Oral Officer

Location: Mombasa – Mtwapa

Industry: Health Care

Jocham Hospital is looking to hire a competent Community Health Oral Officer for its new upcoming facility.


  • Prepare the treatment room for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Screen patients, review each patient's oral health history and teach appropriate brushing and flossing techniques.
  • welcome, comfort and drape patients.
  • Perform oral examinations, charting, cleaning of teeth and polishing.
  • Perform simple extractions, place fissure sealants, apply topical fluorides and temporary fillings.
  • Use the dental X-ray machine to take dental radiographs and develop the film for the dentist's analysis.
  • Review pre-operative settings and make sure that the dentist has what is required to carry out dental procedures; i.e. provide necessary help to the dentist, including mixing materials, trimming, and polishing dental casts.
  • Implement and adhere to infection prevention protocols including autoclaving instruments after use, cleaning the dental procedures’ space and storage of the clean instruments.
  • Maintain a record of day-to-day activities of the dental unit and prepare regular reports as needed.
  • manage equipment inventory and supplies at the dental unit. This will include preparing orders as needed to avoid stock outs.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Community Oral Health from Kenya Medical Training College or an equivalent recognized institution.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience as a Community Oral Health Officer in a reputable health facility is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Computer skills
  • Registered as a Community Oral Health Officer with the regulatory body.
  • Valid current Practicing License.

How to Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job title on the email subject (Community Health Oral Officer) before 15 October 2023 to