Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan
Dental Hygienist
Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan
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Posted date 20th February, 2024 Last date to apply 29th February, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Karachi
Category Healthcare Provider
Type Full Time Position 1
Status Closed

Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan is looking for competent Dental Hygienist in Karachi Region.

Routine Tasks:

  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming and seating patient. Briefs patient on profession of dental hygiene and scope of practice.
  • Updates medical history of patient, highlighting significant information for staff and dentist review.
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs, medical and dental histories and charting inpatient records.
  • Selects appropriate materials and equipment for dental hygiene services and infection control.
  • Evaluates patient's oral health by taking the necessary radiographs and completing periodontal and dental charting.
  • Administers prophylactic treatment by the scaling (removing deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins) and polishing of teeth. Provides fluoride treatment as needed.
  • Instructs patients in oral hygiene technique, answering patient questions and providing other educational information relevant to oral hygiene.
  • Provides associated administrative support, including maintaining patient documentation, patient communication and other record-keeping.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and participate in community oral health education program as required.
  • Coordinate and facilitate in school health screening program.

 

Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies

  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene
  • Associate of Sciences in Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Hygiene Written Exam.
  • 1 – 2 year related experience
  • Strong ability to organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage workload.
  • Must be capable of educating patients
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in shifts as per the assigned clinic requirement.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for test/interview. AKHS, P is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Due to urgency, this vacancy may be filled before the due date. Don’t wait for the deadline as the applications will be scrutinized/reviewed on rolling basis.

 

AKHS is committed to reducing our impact on climate and the environment and have set ourselves the goal of striving for net-zero carbon operations by 2030. All staff is expected to take part in making this a reality. The Dental Hygienist accompanied with his/her Line Manager is expected to identify and understand which aspects of his/her work have most impact on the environment, and define tasks, work, and personal goals within his/her work plan to reduce these impacts and bring AKHS closer to net zero.

 

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