Community Oral Health Officer

  • Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
  • Kisumu County, Kenya
  • Dec 21, 2017 - Dec 29, 2017
Contract Health Care

Job Description

Qualifications and experiences:

  • Diploma in Community Oral Health with
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a health research project or an NGO health program or a busy medical facility;
  • Good writing skills is mandatory;
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office package is required.
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills
  • Experience that give added advantage include:
  • Knowledge of data use and quality improvement cycles Page 2 of 4
  • Experience in research, knowledge of health systems, preferably knowledge of MCH data
  • Training in Good Clinical Research Practices
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Health national data collection and reporting tools Experience working with international partners
  • Must be willing to reside and work within Kisumu
  • Fluency in the local Dholuo language will be an added advantage

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Administer a structured questionnaire.
  • Use a mobile device for data collection
  • Handle and perform oral examination of patients, including and collecting samples.
  • Manage implementation of timely and complete data collection, collation, and submission of data
  • Liaise with project PI bi-weekly on data collection management issues