Job reference number: DCMC-CH-01
Position: Clinical Officer (1 Position)
Duty Station: Chamkroma, Kongwa
Reports to: Chief of Community Health

Position Summary: Clinical Officer is a leadership position that combines direct patient care with administrative responsibilities at Chamkoroma Dispensary. The Clinical Officer shall supervise all aspects of medical patient care services provided by the dispensary including laboratory and pharmacy services. Working from a solutions-oriented approach, the Clinical Officer monitors clinical performance to ensure medical services and operations are in compliance with all applicable regulatory and licensing authorities. The position also serves as a coach/mentor/trainer to the clinical staff giving guidance in best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Ensure medical services and operations are in compliance with all applicable regulatory and licensing agencies.
Assess all matters of clinical compliance and provide timely recommendations for corrective actions and quality improvement.
Diagnose and treating common illness;
Prepare budget for dispensary services;
Ordere and safe-keeping of medicine and first aid equipment;
Provide preventive and curative services;
Provide primary health care services;
Educate the community on health issues; Participate in staff outreach and off-site health care programs
Participate in ensuring cleanliness of the staff living premises;
Ensure proper MCH services are available in the Dispensary;
Refer patients to district, regional and referral hospitals, as may be required; and
Perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by superior officer.
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution certified by the Board.
At least two (2) years working experience as clinical Officer and/or a minimum of two years of management experience in a primary health care setting or at least two years working experience as a Clinical Officer

Job reference number: DCMC-CH-02
Position: Laboratory Assistant
Duty Station: Chamkoroma, Kongwa
Reports to: Clinical Officer

Position Summary: The successful candidate will perform various tasks including carrying out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing; blood specimen collection, specimen processing, lab testing and the maintenance of quality assurance records. The successful candidate will have experience in a laboratory environment and accuracy in order to extract reliable and valid results.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Perform laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases
Prepare samples/specimens
Produce accurate and reliable data and interpret results
Follow methodologies in carrying routine tasks
Research relevant topics and gather information/data
Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
Document all activities, record results and insert/retrieve data
Maintain work area and equipment
Provide administrative assistance
Perform other relevant duties as may be assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of Diploma in Laboratory sciences/technology from a recognized institution certified by the Board.
Must be computer literate.

Direct entry from the college with hands on working experience as laboratory in a primary health care setting or hospital setting.

Job reference Number: DCMC-WW-01
Position: Principal Physiotherapist II
Duty Station: DCMC Dodoma
Reports to: Executive Medical Officer
Position Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for helping patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing to improve their movement. S/he will devise and review treatment programs using manual therapy (such as massage), therapeutic exercise and electrotherapy. S/he will be responsible for prevention, treatment and alleviation of a wide range of disorders. The Incumbent will carry out work in areas such as gross motor development, postural management, hydrotherapy, orthotic assessment and monitoring, sensory integration, respiratory conditions and orthopedic issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise staff in physiotherapy department
Assess patient’s physical condition to diagnose musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiothoracic conditions  
Treat patients with critical and complex functional disabilities
Create a tailored treatment plan to address patient’s conditions , taking into account their age, fitness levels and any other medical conditions
Apply a range of physiotherapy techniques to address discovered conditions (including tailored exercises, massage therapy, hydrotherapy, breathing and relaxation techniques)
Conduct complex spinal and peripheral joint mobilization techniques
Properly apply equipment to conduct above techniques, including heat packs, ice packs, exercise (gym) equipment and ultrasound and electrotherapy technologies
Teach trauma patients to walk again and use related equipment such as walking frames, splints, crutches and wheelchairs
Educate clients, their families and the general community on how to prevent common musculoskeletal injuries so they can lead a healthy lifestyle 
Refer patients to other members of the medical community such as doctors and surgeons if necessary
Plan and implement community physiotherapy/fitness programs
Treat patients with all kinds of ailments - just about anything from sporting injuries and persistent joint problems, to paralysis resulting from strokes and neurological conditions.
Assess and evaluate patients’ range of movement and ability to carry out everyday tasks.
Plan and develop bespoke treatment plans, which help patients to regain their independence and mobility by using purposeful activity.
Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of Diploma in Physiotherapy from recognized institution.

At least nine (9) years working experience in related field

Job reference Number: DCMC-WW-02
Position: Pharmacist I
Duty Station: DCMC Dodoma
Reports to: Chief Pharmacist
Position Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for dispensing prescriptions and be involved in the purchasing and quality testing of medicines. S/he will work closely with medical and nursing staff to make sure hospital patients receive the best treatment, advising on the selection, dose and type of administration. S/he will prepare medicines and conduct quality checks in instances when individual drug components need to be mixed together before treating patients. The incumbent will be responsible for planning and monitoring clinical trials and stay updated on pharmacy regulations, treatments and developments in research and design.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
Dispense medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
Complete pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
Provide pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies.
Develop hospital staff's pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals.
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Maintain pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm) or its equivalent from a recognized institution and must be registered by Pharmacy Council of Tanzania as Pharmacist

At least five (5) years working experience in related field

Job reference Number: DCMC-WW-03
Position: Nursing Officer Duty Station: DCMC Dodoma
Reports to: Executive Medical Officer

Position Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Nursing/Patient Care Services. S/he will develop day-to-day management and long-term planning of the patient care area; directing and developing staff; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological support for patients. S/he will assist in formulating the budget and maintain efficient and effective departmental operations while observing required compliance with all regulations, laws, standards, and protocols.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain nursing operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
Assure quality of care by developing and interpreting hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care
Complete patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff; following up on work results.
Maintain nursing staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
Maintain safe and clean working environment by designing and implementing procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from other health care professionals.
Protect patients and employees by developing and interpreting infection-control policies and protocols; enforcing medication administration, storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
Maintain documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
Ensure operation of medical and administrative equipment by verifying emergency equipment availability; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintain nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.
Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Bachelor degree in Nursing from accredited and recognized Nursing institution.
Must be registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council

At least five (5) years working experience in special care

Job reference Number: DCMC-WW-04
Position: Nursing Officer- ICU/EMERGENCY UNIT
Duty Station: DCMC Dodoma
Reports to: Executive Medical Officer

Position Summary: The incumbent will work in settings of intensive care unit, cardiac care and emergency unit, where patients require complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance. S/he will be responsible for maintaining care standards in the ICU/emergency room. The incumbent will assist in the treatment of acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions, working with patients and their families in striving to create healing, and caring environments while also focusing on patient advocacy. S/he must have thorough understanding of triage to be able to prioritize injuries based on medical need. S/he must have the ability to make quick and accurate assessments about incoming patients, including both physical and mental health conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage various life-support systems including ventilation, heart monitoring and precisely delivered medications
Provide professional nursing care for assigned patients in the intensive care unit.
Provide bed side nursing care to assigned stable patients in the ICU unit based on basic assessment and evaluating the outcomes.
Provide routine care for all patients admitted in ICU
Evaluate, assesse, and document the total intensive care nursing process as needed.
Monitor vital signs and report any deviation from normal to the concerned team leader
Give Psychological support to the patient and family.
Conduct nursing interventions like wound drainage, catheterization and medication administration to delegated patient within the scope of practice.
Administer medications and treatments to the patient as prescribed by the physician.
Support a compassionate and therapeutic environment for critically ill patients
Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Bachelor degree in Nursing from accredited and recognized Nursing institution.
Must be registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council
At least five (5) years working experience in special care

At least two (2) years’ experience in an emergency medical facility

Job reference number: DCMC-WW-05
Position: Assistant Nursing Officers
Duty Station: DCMC, Dodoma
Reports.to: Nursing Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
To provide nursing care and services to patients  
To administer medicine and treating patients as prescribed
To Collect essential medical data
To provide health education to patients, relatives and community in general
To supervise junior nurse cadres
To conduct word rounds
To perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Nursing Training Institution
Must be registered with Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council of Tanzania.

At least three (3) years working experience in nursing

Job reference number: DCMC-WW-07
Position: Medical Attendant I
Duty Station: DCMC, Dodoma
Reports to: Nursing Officer

Position Summary: The Incumbent will carry out non-medical duties such as moving and transporting patients, stocking supplies, and keeping wards tidy. S/he will perform routine support and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Carry out general cleaning of the wards and its surroundings: Clean bathtub, toilet, sink, walls, mirrors, tiles, counters, and floor surfaces using cloths, mops, sponges, brushes, and/or cleaning agents by extending arms over head, bending and stooping
Strip and make beds, changing bed linens, which may require lifting bedspreads; dust all furniture, pictures, drawers, window ledges, and shelves thoroughly
Transport patients in wheelchairs or on movable beds around the hospital
Move medical equipment between wards, departments and theatres
Maintain stocks of clean clothing and linen for patents
Remove soiled clothing and linen items for cleaning
Lift and turn patients
Keep ward areas tidy throughout the shift
Accompany patients who are ready to be discharged to a waiting area
Transport diagnostic images, patient files and pharmacy items between wards and departments.
Adhere to cleaning procedures and instructions for use of cleaning agents.
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
Perform any other job related duties as assigned
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Ordinary/Advanced secondary school certificate (CSEE)

At least three (3) years’ working Experience in related field

Job reference Number: DCMC-HO-01
Position: Executive Assistant to the Director
Duty Station: DCMC Dodoma Reports to: Director
Position Summary: The incumbent will provide executive support in one on one working relationship; s/he will serve as the primary point of contact on all matters pertaining to the office of the DCMC director. S/he will provide logistical and office coordination to the organization providing general office management, meetings and event coordination. S/he will manage internal and external communication on behalf of the director and be a liaison to the board of trustees and senior management team, organizing and coordinating external outreach and external relations efforts and oversees special projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks for DCMC director including managing extremely active calendar of appointments, completing expense reports, composing and preparing correspondences; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agenda
Plan, coordinate and ensure the Director’s schedule is followed and respected; communicate directly and on behalf of the director with board members, donors and others on matters related to the director’s programmatic initiatives.
Provide a bridge for smooth communication between the director’s office and internal departments, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior Management team.
Work closely and effectively with the Director to keep him well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
Complete critical aspects of deliverables with a hands on approach including drafting acknowledgement letters, correspondences and other tasks that facilitate the director’s ability to effectively lead the institution
Prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously, proactively and follow through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressure
Assist the board members with travel arrangements, lodging, and meal planning as required while maintaining discretion and confidentiality in relationship with all board members.
Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations regarding board and board meeting matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format
Participate as an adjunct member of executive team including assisting in scheduling meetings
Assist in coordinating the agenda for senior Management team meetings and off sites and all staff meetings
Flag, manage and assist with the writing of and compiling of regular monthly reports, integrating inputs from multiple sources.
Manage for the director growth targets of the institution and the related programs to meet the goals. Monitor, compile and report progress on the programs highlighting risks, delays and opportunities to enable the director to make informed decisions.
Perform any other related duties as directed from time to time
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:
Holder of Bachelor degree or equivalent in Management related courses
At least five (5) years working experience supporting c-suite executives preferably in a non-profit organization
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and power point), adobe Acrobat and social media web platforms
Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
Expert level written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrate high level of customer/client service response 

Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Job reference number: DCMC-CH-03
Position: Cashier/Accounts clerk
Duty Station: Chamkoroma, Kongwa
Reports to: Clinical Officer

Position Summary: Under the direction of Clinical Officer at the dispensary, the incumbent will be responsible for all cash and check payments made to the dispensary, including receipts and appropriately posting them to patient accounts receivable and non-patient accounts receivable. The cashier will also be responsible for preparing the daily bank deposit and submit it to appropriate authorities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain control of all cash and check receipts.
Prepare bank deposits for the dispensary
Balance out cash received against receipts
Control Petty Cash receipts and deposits
Perform daily banking
Insure proper posting of all receipts to the appropriate accounts
Receive payments at the cashiers’ office and responds to patient concerns relating to balances and billing questions for the Accounts Receivables.
Manage up-to-date clinic income records by sending and receiving bank checks and documenting all relevant transactions
Assist in the development and enforcement of stringent credit policies; routinely call patients who have been extended credit and have not settled debts
Fill out and file insurance forms for payment as requested
Carry any other duties as may be assigned by the Clinical Officer

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in related field/NABE III/ATEC II/NABOCE.

At least one year' experience in the same position

Job reference number: DCMC-WW-06
Position: Clinical Launderer
Duty Station: DCMC, Dodoma
Reports to: Nursing Officer

Position Summary: The Incumbent will perform laundry services including cleaning and distributing linens to patients. S/he will tend laundering machines to clean facility linens and personal articles of patients. S/he will operate all machines including washers, dryers, flatwork ironer, and folders.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Collect linen from various users for cleaning/washing
Sort, wash and dry linens following the approved laundry procedures.
Fold, count and stack linens following approved laundry procedures.
Collect soiled linens along with redistributing clean linens.
Transport supplies to include clean and soiled linen to the appropriate storage and collection areas.
Provide quality customer service to customers by providing one on one attention to the detail.
Routinely inspect linens for wear and tear, identifying worn and torn linens and following Standard Operating Procedure for damaged linens.
Maintain the laundry rooms in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition.
Perform other duties as assigned
Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of Ordinary secondary school certificate (CSEE)
Holder of Certificate in House Keeping or Laundry services from recognized institution

At least five (5) years’ working Experience


All Applicants are requested to follow the instructions provided. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to disqualification of your application
The Job Descriptions for the advertised positions will be obtained in DCMCT website. (http://www.dcmct.or.tz/careers)
The job reference number should be clearly indicated on top of the envelope or e-mail Subject/headline
All applications containing letter of application, certified copies of your academic certificates and a detailed CV with at least three referees, should be through post or email (P O Box 658 Dodoma or E-mail: info@dcmct.or.tz).

Closing date and time: Thursday 6 th April 2017 at 16.30 hrs.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
No hand delivered applications will be processed for these positions All Applications should be in a self-addressed Envelope marked JOB APPLICATION (show Job reference number) to 
Director Dodoma Christian Medical Centre Trust 
P.O. Box 658 
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