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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 8, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

All processes and functions of EQUSaT are operationalized with efficiency and effectiveness to satisfy all stakeholders and ensuring delivery of quality higher education through teaching, learning, research, innovation collaborations and community engagement. The University offers unique study environment and work opportunities for the population of Uganda and elsewhere in the East African Region and beyond.

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Assistant Lecturer - Community & Family Medicine job at Equator University of Science and Technology - EQUSaT

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants to fill the following positions in the Faculty of Health Sciences of Equator University of Science and Technology - EQUSaT. Submit applications accompanied by detailed CVs, Copies of all relevant academic documents, proof of previous or current employment documents (where applicable) and Copies of National ID or Passport.

Applicants should indicate three names, telephone contacts and e-mails addresses of professional referees who can attest to their professional competencies and ethical standards for the jobs applied for.

Duties and Responsibilities

Preventive Care:

  • Educating patients about oral hygiene practices, including proper brushing, flossing, and diet, to prevent dental diseases such as cavities and gum disease.

  • Conducting routine dental check-ups and screenings to identify and address oral health issues at an early stage.

  • Administering fluoride treatments and dental sealants to protect teeth from decay.

  • Providing advice on lifestyle factors that can impact oral health, such as tobacco use and dietary habits.


Diagnostic and Treatment Planning:

  • Performing comprehensive oral examinations to assess the overall health of the teeth, gums, and oral tissues.

  • Diagnosing dental conditions and diseases, including cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders.

  • Using diagnostic tools such as X-rays, intraoral cameras, and dental impressions to aid in treatment planning.

  • Developing individualized treatment plans based on the patient's oral health needs, preferences, and budget constraints.


Restorative Dentistry:

  • Restoring damaged or decayed teeth using various dental restorations such as fillings, crowns, bridges, and implants.

  • Performing root canal therapy to treat infected or inflamed tooth pulp and preserve natural teeth.

  • Repairing and replacing missing teeth with dental prosthetics, including dentures, partials, and dental implants.


Periodontal Care:

  • Treating gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis) through scaling and root planing procedures to remove plaque and calculus from below the gumline.

  • Performing periodontal surgeries and gum grafting procedures to restore gum health and stabilize loose teeth.


Orthodontic Treatment:

  • Correcting misaligned teeth and bite issues using orthodontic appliances such as braces, clear aligners, and retainers.

  • Monitoring the progress of orthodontic treatment and making adjustments as needed to achieve optimal results.


Oral Surgery:

  • Performing tooth extractions, including simple extractions and surgical extractions for impacted or severely damaged teeth.

  • Administering local anesthesia and sedation to ensure patient comfort during oral surgical procedures.


Emergency Dental Care:

  • Providing urgent dental treatment for patients experiencing dental emergencies such as severe toothaches, broken teeth, or dental trauma.

  • Addressing acute dental problems promptly to relieve pain and prevent further complications.


Patient Education and Counseling:

  • Offering guidance and advice to patients on maintaining good oral hygiene habits and preventing dental problems.

  • Explaining treatment options, procedures, and expected outcomes to patients in clear and understandable language.

  • Addressing patient concerns, answering questions, and alleviating anxiety or fear associated with dental treatment.


Practice Management:

  • Managing a dental practice, including staffing, scheduling, budgeting, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Maintaining accurate patient records and documentation of treatments, procedures, and consultations.

  • Collaborating with other dental professionals, specialists, and healthcare providers to coordinate patient care and referrals.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery

  • From a relevant discipline from a recognized/accredited Institution of Higher learning,

  • Evidence of pedagogical skills training at a university level is an added advantage;

  • A good record of community and academic services is an added advantage;

  • Registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council or any other relevant professional body where applicable.

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How to Apply

a) That the salaries and benefits are attractive and commensurate with the qualifications and
experience attached to each position and candidate’s merit;
b) The decision to recruit successful candidates will be at the discretion of the University.

Submit CV and Cover letter to the address below;

The University Secretary
Equator University of Sciences and Technology,
Postal Address, 133243, GPO Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0200 901 670 | 0200 901 690
E-mail: jobs@equsat.ac.ug

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