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Dental Surgeon Job


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Job ID:

139

Location:

Lower Dir, Kpk, Pakistan 

Category:

Social Services Jobs
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Job Views:

2531

Employment Type:

Full time, Permenent

Posted:

02.19.2015
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Occupations:

Medical-Health: Dental Practitioner

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities of Dental Surgeon

 

The dental surgeon is directly answerable to unit/facility in-charge & through him to Hub Coordinator.

A dentist is typically responsible for:

  • Educating patients on oral healthcare; inform their patients on how to prevent dental problems and keep their teeth and mouth as healthy as possible
  • Examining teeth and diagnosing patients' dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays;
  • Complete treatment on affected gums, decayed and fractured teeth, and perform tooth removal for cases where there are high levels of decay
  • Consider treatment methods and explain the options with the patient to determine which works best for them based on their situation
  • Keep all equipment functional and clean
  • Maintaining patients' dental records;
  • Training and managing junior staff;
  • Maintaining stocks of equipment;
  • Refer patients to orthodontists or other dental specialist for more advanced procedures and care
  • Keeping abreast of new developments through structured continuing professional development (CPD);

 

Other

Any other tasks as assigned by Deputy Technical or management.

Job Requirements:

  • Medical doctor preferably with public health experience.
  • Experience of working with range of people, organisations and cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team work, flexibility and relationship building skills.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Fluent written and spoken English language.

Desirable

  • Previous work NGO in remote areas.
  • Speak local language.