Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan
Dental Hygienist
Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan
Posted date 5th August, 2022 Last date to apply 12th August, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Chitral
Category Healthcare
Salary 35000
Type Full Time Positions 1
Experience 1 years
Status Closed

Relevant Experience:


Education, Experience & Competencies

  • Intermediate, Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a reputable institution,
  • Intermediary level communication skills, both verbal and written with clients and staff
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Basic minimum computer literacy skills, sufficient to undertake the requirements of the position

Job Description:

AKHS, P is looking for a dynamic young professional with moderate skills of dentistry. The incumbent is expected to provide support to dental surgeons in different units under Chitral Community Program. Liable for handling of dental accessories while administering treatment to patients. Provide assistance to dentists in providing basic dental care under the supervision of dental surgeons / dentists 

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for treatment and assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
  • Asking about the patient's medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • Providing assistance to Dentist with respect to handing of instruments/ materials and using suction or other devices.
  • Serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
  • Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations, expose radiographs, and process dental x-ray film as per directions of dental surgeons.
  • Receive patients, keep treatment records. Proper maintenance of patient’s record and prior appointment of the client
  • Order Supplies and materials.
  • Maintain inventory/stock register of all medicines and other related supplies. Ensure proper and accurate documentation of all the medicines and other supplies.
  • Receive medicines from supplier/central pharmacy and submit requisition for medicines timely.
  • Shelving the stock medicines according to numbers and tags; store other related supplies in an organized way.
  • Check expiry of medicines on regular basis and return all expiry medicines to purchase department along with reports
  • Helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
  • Providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures, such as the placement of a restoration (filling)
  • Teaching patients’ appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and oral surgery
  • Explain average waiting time to client after confirming from dental surgeon
  • Ensure all safety measure are adopted as per safety protocols before and after the procedures
  • Work of continues quality improvement of services
  • Perform all other duties that are assigned by the supervisors.
  • 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.


    Interested candidates meeting the criteria can apply latest by August 12, 2022.

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