Dental Nurse & Nursing Assistant for a Dental Clinic – Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a dental clinic, is looking to recruit a Dental Nurse and Nursing Assistant to work closely with the dentist, assisting throughout a patient’s visit. The desired candidate must have at least 1 year dental/clinic work experience as a dental nurse and nursing assistant. He/she must have excellent interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepare patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provide instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area.
  • Provides materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth.
  • Educate patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
  • Document dental care services by charting in patient records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Managing the clinic’s appointments diary.

 Qualifications:

  • Diploma in dental assisting / dental nursing or related field.
  • At least 1-year experience in a dental clinic.
  • Relevant internship rotation.
  • Dental assistance skills.
  • Knowledge of disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Friendly and gentle with ability to relate to patients.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of proper terminology for dental equipment.

Please click on the tab below to apply:

  • Education:Diploma.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Junior Level.
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 35,000 - 40,000 (Approx. 350 - 400 USD) Depending on skills and experience
  • Deadline:10 November 2019.