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6 Feb 2024

Medical Specialist II (Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon) at DCMC Hospital

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Job Description



The mission of DCMC Trust is to provide accessible and sustainable quality health care through a Tanzanian comprehensive health system which encompasses community-based prevention and primary, secondary and selected specialized and super-specialized care.

DCMC Hospital is a Christian Health Ministry owned by the Registered Trustees of Dodoma Christian Medical Center Trust (DCMCT) located at Imagi Hill, Ntyuka Dodoma. Since its establishment it has served thousands of patients as a multispecialty hospital offering quality health care for the people of Central Tanzania and in collaboration with other stake holders and in line with the Government policies.

DCMC Trust is an equal opportunity employer offering stable and professional working environment with competitive remuneration and benefits.

DCMC Hospital invites qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions:

MEDICAL SPECIALIST II (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon) – 1 Position

2.1. Job Summary:

The incumbent will diagnose patients and treat various conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. The incumbent will perform emergency and scheduled treatments, maintaining patient records, as well as providing suitable after-care instructions and recommendations.

The incumbent will perform corrective and therapeutic procedures on the mouths and jaws of their patients and often work in conjunction with other dentists, surgeons, and orthodontists.

2.2. Duties and Responsibilities
To provide routine specialized dental services for in-patients and out patients; •
To perform general oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures including tooth extractions, dental implants, orthognathic surgery, and soft tissue surgeries
To perform surgical care both inpatient and outpatient
To treat diseases, injuries, and deformities of oral and maxillofacial regions, including the functional and aesthetic aspects of these anatomical regions
To perform all surgical and diagnostic procedures, such as oral biopsies, bone grafts, extraction of impacted teeth, and placement of dental implants
To perform all procedures related to oral pathology, oral medicine, and oral and maxillofacial radiology
To raise awareness for prevention of oral cancer and perform oral cancer screenings
To provide care for all patients with complex dental needs, which may include: complex extractions, complex oral surgery, complex implant surgery, complex bone grafting, and reconstructive jaw surgery
To perform operations related to maxillofacial prosthetics
To prepare patients for surgery
To perform pre- and post-surgical procedures
To guide patients regarding post-surgical care and instructions

To undertake ward rounds on postoperative patients
To participate in the training of student doctors in their areas of specialization
To prepare periodic reports regarding dental services;
To plan and supervise outreach programmes in their areas
To carry out research in the dental field and publish results for consumption by other experts
To plan, supervise and evaluate dental services offered in his field
To supervise junior dental doctors and give them technical advice
Support hospital mission, vision, and values
To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by his supervisor

2.3. Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Masters of Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree Specialized in oral and maxillofacial from a recognized University
Must be registered by the Tanganyika Medical Council as a dental surgeon Must be a holder of Degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Must have a valid practicing license.
At least two (2) years working experience as a Dental Surgeon
Two (2) years of working experience as oral and maxillofacial surgeon in a related field in busy and reputable institution.


Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, email address, and reachable telephone numbers.
Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.
The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter/email and marked on the envelope
Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates/ transcripts as follows:
Postgraduate Degree, First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
Computer Certificates where applicable.
Professional Certificates/Licenses from respective boards where applicable.
One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
Applicants should indicate three reputable work-related referees with their reliable contacts.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed the date of the interview

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Method of Application

Application letters should be POSTED or HAND DELIVERED to the Following address on or before 04.00 p.m. on 15 February 2024 (i.e., Deadline for receiving applications)


DCMC Hospital

Imagi Hill, Ntyuka P O Box 658


Those using e-mail should submit their applications to [email protected]

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