Dental Surgeon (Locum) Job Vacancy in Kisumu, Kenya

Position Title: Dental Surgeon (Locum)

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Career Opportunity: Dental Surgeon – Locum in Kakamega & Bungoma

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the position listed below.

Dental Surgeon – Locum (Kakamega & Bungoma)

Vacancy No: AKHK/MD/DS-L/10/23

Overall Responsibility: The successful candidate will be expected to competently manage Dental services in the Hospital in accordance with our quality policy which emphasizes continuous improvement of service to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consulting with patients to understand their symptoms and health concerns.
  • Prescribing tests, treatments, and/or surgery, when necessary.
  • Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
  • Carry out emergency dental procedures as well as attend to non-emergency procedures.
  • Counsel patients on oral hygiene instruction and demonstrate techniques to achieve this.
  • Liaise with Consultants on handling specialized cases in the provision of patient dental health care.
  • Review and develop appropriate policies and procedures for patient care to formulate best practice guidelines.


  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized University.
  • Must be registered / licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
  • At least two years’ experience after completing internship preferably in a hospital setting.
  • Good public relations and communication skills.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary via the following link on or before 31st October 2023.

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination or any fee).

"Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer."