Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.
MDH in collaboration with Geita Town Council; and Geita, Chato, Bukombe, Nyanghwale and Mbogwe District Councils; together with Geita Regional Referral Hospital, invite suitable candidates to apply for the following posts.
Job Title: Clinical Officer (9 Posts)
Location: Geita District Council
Reports to: Facility In–charge
Duties and Responsibilities
Providing clinical care to HIV patients in the Clinic including:
Management of Opportunistic Infections
Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility
Initiating patients on ART
Managing complications of ART
Initiation and monitoring of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Providing consultation to HIV-positive patients on the wards as requested.
Maintaining accurate medical records and other data collection as required for Monitoring and evaluation within the Clinic.
Participating in Clinic Team Meetings and assisting the site manager with strategic planning for the Clinic.
Performing any other duty as assigned by the site manager.
Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:
Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution;
At least three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services.
Ability to maintains confidentiality in all aspects.
Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates for any of the above positions should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees. The candidate MUST clearly indicate the Title of the position applied for (as it appears in the advertisement) on the heading of the email.
Applications should be submitted by 20th December, 2021 to the Human Resources Manager, MDH Sub-grantees through e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
MDH does not have any recruitment agents and do not charge any fees to the interested candidates.