Dentist Grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DISTRICTS EKURHULENI NORTH (EN)
REF NO: CHBAH 208 (X1 POST)
Directorate: Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery (MFSO)
SALARY : R797 109 per annum (All-Inclusive package)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Dentist.
Registration with HPCSA as Independent Practice and proof of current registration.
Knowledge of Conditions and Mouth of Teeth.
The ability to interpreted and implement policies.
Teambuilding, people and interpersonal relations skills.
Communication skills (verbal and written) Organizational, problem-solving and interventional skills.
Highly motivated and enthusiastic to contribute patient care and services.
The ability to work under pressure.
Exposure in Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery (MFSO) will be an added advantage.

DUTIES :
Dentist will be responsible for rendering of clinical services, assessment and treatment of patients.
Related administrative duties.
Participating in all activities of the discipline in relation to teaching and research.
Participating in Departmental audit activities, preparing and writing reports.
Instruct patients on how to care for their mouths and teeth on their own.
Increase clients through marketing services and creative practice options.
Examine and diagnose patients via routine check-ups and tools such as x-ray machines.
Consult with patients about dental options to discuss treatment of the mouth and teeth.
Keep accurate records of patient visits, diagnosis and treatment.
Implement clinical treatment of mouth and teeth conditions such as gum disease and tooth decay.
Managing and training other dental staff or dental practice managers.
Plan and manage budgets of dental practice.
Purchase equipment and maintain equipment inventory as needed.
Recommend both prescription and non-prescription products, such as toothpaste, mouthwash, etc.
, for optimal care of patients’ mouth and teeth.
Stay updated on 82 patient care, new technology and new products that can improve or treat patient conditions or improve overall health.
Keep all certifications, registrations and insurance current in accordance with national laws and regulations.
Maintain sanitary environment for patient care and examination.
Rotate through Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery (MFOS) Departments at various hospitals as well as hospitals served in their specific outreach programmes.
Coordinate and monitor the provision of Oral Health Services.
Ensure the promotion of oral Health Services.
Ensure quality assurance on Oral Health Services.

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