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Sunday, 17 December 2017

Dentists - 2 Posts

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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 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.

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