Community Oral Health Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital 

Position Title: Community Oral Health Officer

Job responsibilities

  1. Screening patients, reviewing a patient’s oral health history and offering appropriate brushing and flossing techniques.
  2. Perform oral examination and charting, cleaning of teeth and polishing.
  3. Perform simple extractions, place fissure sealants and apply topical fluorides and temporary fillings.
  4. Use dental X-ray machines to take dental radiographs and develop the film for the dentist’s analysis.
  5. 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.
  6. Implements and adheres to infection prevention protocols including autoclaving instruments after use, cleaning the dental procedures’ space and storage area.
  7. Maintain a record of day-to-day activities of the dental unit and prepare regular reports as needed.
  8. Inventory management of equipment and supplies at the dental unit. This includes preparing orders as needed to avoid stock outs.


  • Diploma in Community Oral Health from a recognized institution
  • Registered and licenced by the board
  • Ability to build relationships, a good team player, good communication and interpersonal skills

Applications to be sent to by 2nd November, 2023.