EHA Clinics, a subsidiary of eHealth Systems Africa Foundation, is deploying innovative technology-driven modular clinics with the ability to combine several critical accelerators to dramatically scale up comprehensive primary health care access in Nigeria. We seek to forge new standards in the delivery of quality health systems and to continue expansion to meet the demand for more personalized services, comfort, and convenience while broadening and deepening the services offered.
The Dentist will perform general clinical dentistry procedures such as exams, direct and indirect restorative work, tooth extractions and any other dental procedures. S/he will also provide endodontic care, perform crown and bridge procedures and provide fixed and removable prosthodontics care.
The Dentist will support EHA clinics predominantly by
Meeting with patients to discuss and treat dental concerns, performing regular cleanings and other preventative procedures, and establish a plan for better dental hygiene.
Performing dental procedures, such as extractions, root canals, and filling cavities.
Correcting bite issues and overcrowding.
Applying helpful agents to teeth, such as sealants or whiteners.
Prescribing medications for dental problems, such as pain medications or antibiotics.
Giving clients sedatives or anesthesia prior to administering treatments.
Ordering diagnostic measures, such as x-rays, models, etc.
Using tools, such as drills, probes, brushes, or mirrors, to examine and treat teeth and mouth.
Keeping records relating to the oral health of patients and the treatments given to them.
Managing and communicating with other staff members to provide care to patients.
Other duties as assigned from time to time
Bachelor’s degree from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Doctor of Dental Surgery or Dental Medicine degree.
Possessing a certified and valid license with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) from a recognized institution and must have completed one year National Service (NYSC) or duly exempted.
Three(3) years experience
Strong computer skills and experience with healthcare databases and applications.
Willingness to comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding dental and health care.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to keep detailed records.
Comprehensive knowledge of dental procedures, tools, and diagnostics.
Good management skills.
Strong computer skills, including Google Office Suite and other medical software.
Compassionate and sensitive to patients’ needs and concerns
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. EHA Clinics is a tobacco-free environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.
IMPACT & QUALITY: We work on solving big problems. We believe in the power of technology to make a transformational difference in health systems, and we know that when we do high-quality work, we have the opportunity to change lives in the communities we impact.
INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING: We maintain a worldview driven by possibilities, not limitations. We build smart systems that will sustain beyond our tenures. We challenge prevailing assumptions, respect the urgency of the environments we operate in, and take smart risks to search for the best solution.
PASSION: We care intensely about what we do, and about whom we do it with. We inspire others with our tenacity and commitment to our communities and each other.
HONESTY: We are honest with our communities, our partners, our donors, and ourselves. We communicate with candor, respect, and humility. We are quick to admit our own mistakes, and work to correct them with openness & expediency.
GROWTH & LEARNING: We embrace curiosity. We pursue and promote continuous learning, share our skills and knowledge, and actively work to make ourselves and those around us better.
OWNERSHIP: We work to become part of the fabric of the communities in which we work. We value our seat at the table, and invest in the places we call home.