Dental Therapist

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The Dodoma Christian Medical Centre Trust (DCMC Trust) is a registered non-governmental organization with Christian values governed by The Board of Trustees. DCMC main offices are located in Ntyuka Village, Dodoma Tanzania. The mission of DCMC Trust is to provide accessible and sustainable quality health care through a Tanzanian comprehensive health system which encompasses community based prevention and primary, secondary and selected specialized and super-specialized care. Dodoma Christian Medical Center (DCMC) has served thousands of patients through its dental and medical clinics, managed dispensaries, and community health programs with a compassion and love of Jesus Christ in collaboration with other stake holders and in line with the Government policies.

DCMC Trust is an equal opportunity employer offering stable and professional working environment with competitive remuneration and benefits. DCMC invites qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions:

Dental Therapist

Position Summary:
Under the direction of Chief Dental Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for provision of necessary dental care to patients that appear in the out-patient department with a variety of oral hygiene issues who would benefit from a dental intervention using the existing equipment and supplies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Ordinary Diploma in related field from recognized in.
  • At least two years' experience in the same position from a reputable hospital
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Obtain a detailed dental history from patients and evaluate their medical history , 
  • Carry out a clinical examination within staff competence, 
  • Complete periodontal examination and charting and use indices to screen and monitor periodontal disease , 
  • Diagnose and treatment plan within staff competence, prescribe radiographs, take, process and interpret various film views used in general dental practice, 
  • Plan the delivery of care for patients, give appropriate patient advice, 
  • Provide preventive oral care to patients and liaise with dentists over the treatment of caries, periodontal disease and tooth wear, 
  • Provide dental health education to the patients 
  • Carry out a range of procedures, including: intra and extra oral assessment, scaling and polishing, applying materials to teeth such as fluoride and fissure sealants, taking dental radiographs, providing dental health education on a one-to-one basis or in a group situation, undertaking routine restorations in both deciduous (previously known as baby teeth) teeth and permanent teeth, on adults and children, extracting deciduous (baby) teeth under local infiltration analgesia

Apply to info@dcmct.or.tz

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Job Code: DCMC-CH-06
Posted On: Wednesday, 11th April 2018
Closing On: Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Category: Dental
Department: Dental
Shift: Day Shift
Location: Ntyuka - Dodoma
Hospital: Dodoma Christian Medical Center
Job Type: Contract
Education: Other Diploma/Certificate



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