• Dentists (2)

    Employer: American Refugee Committee (ARC)
    Posted: 14 December 2017
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    ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in ten countries globally.

    ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over 200 regular, full time national staff and partners – implementing programs in Primary health care, RH, HIV and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter/Infrastructure, and SGBV & Protection.

    ARC islooking for qualified, self-driven and committed individual - in the position of Dentists (2), based in the ARC-run Nyabiheke and Gihembe Health facilities, in the respective refugee camps.


    Key responsibilities:

    Provide dental treatment to patients, consult with extra attention on services or doses.
    Refer patients to additional dental services or treatment if required.
    Provide follow up with the patients that he/she has consulted to ensure good reception and proper treatment.
    Report to the head Nurse any quality care issues that may require corrective action.
    Provide instruction in Oral hygiene and methods of preventing the spread of oral diseases.
    Provide information, Education and Communication (IEC) on oral hygiene and methods of prevention to the beneficiaries.
    Fill client file and register book for each patient who comes in for consultation.
    Interview patients to obtain information which will guide diagnosis with/through physical examination of the patient while in consultation.
    Support in maintenance of medical materials and equipment.
    Coordinate with other health staff on self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges.
    Perform record keeping procedures when registering patients according to health center protocols.

    Minimum qualifications:

    A Medical Doctor from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license with relevant professional body (Rwanda Medical Council) as a Dentist.
    Full registration and current practicing license with relevant professional body. (Rwanda Allied Health Professions Council) is required.
    At least 3 years working experience serving as a dentist in a low-resource, fast paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons.
    Experience in capacity building of health staff with good leadership qualities.
    Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data.
    Demonstrated knowledge of health information systems and primary health care concepts including Rwandan MOH protocols and guidelines.
    Strong report writing skills with proven organizational/Multitasking skills.
    Computer knowledge is an added advantage.
    Oral/writing skills in English, French or Kinyarwanda
    Experience working in protracted refugee situation and/or previous experience in Rwanda


    Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 21st December, 2017 at 17:00hrs.

    Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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