Job Opportunity at TMHS, Doctor of Dental Surgery/ Doctor of Dental Medicine

Job Opportunity at TMHS, Doctor of Dental Surgery/ Doctor of Dental Medicine

Job Title: Doctor of Dental Surgery/ Doctor of Dental Medicine

Department: Medical Services Department 

Reports To : HOD Medical Service Department. 

Date : 17th May 2022

Job Summary: 

Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat  diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May  fit dental appliances or provide preventive care. This position may involve medical responses on  a transport unit (ambulance) or on a remote setting/site. 

Working Conditions 

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, patients, families, hospital staff,  outside professional agencies, co-workers and supervisory personnel, whether volunteer or  paid, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations 
  • May be exposed to stressful situations, such as death, dismemberment, total devastation  and loss 
  • May be required to hold over to cover emergencies and work overtime without advanced  notice. 
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for prolonged periods of  time and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines or uneven terrain. Must be  physically fit to perform job functions adequately as dictated by occupational health. • Be able to hear and understand at normal range levels. 
  • May be required to use vehicles in the performance of duties. Vehicles are to include but  not limited to: cars, trucks, and ambulances 
  • On occasion may be required to perform stressful physical activity. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Engage in direct clinical practice as the principal component of his/her professional  responsibility within the Department. 
  •  Provide medical assessment, diagnostic determination, and clinical management necessary  to ensure appropriate clinical disposition of Emergency Department patients. 3. Accurate and timely completion of all clinical and professional records and documentation  to assure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory, licensure, and accreditation  requirements. 
  • Communicate with consulting providers as necessary to facilitate necessary ongoing care  and treatment of patients. Work to create a positive work culture within department and cross-departmental teams. 
  • Examine patients’ medical records 
  • Prepare patients for treatment  
  • Check teeth, gums and other parts of the mouth, along with X-rays and tests, to diagnose  dental problems 
  • Prescribe medication as needed 
  • Educate patients on proper brushing techniques, flossing and fluoride use 11. Promote good oral health and preventive dental care (e.g. by scheduling regular check-ups) 

Education 

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) or similar degree that  gives license to practice the dentist profession 
  • BLS, ACLS and ITLS training will be added advantage. 

Experience 

  • Minimum of 3 years working experience working in Dental department in well recognized facility. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE  

Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter with current CV for consideration to  rd recruitment@tmhstz.com copy info@tmhstz.com before 23 May 2022

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