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AJIRALEO TANZANIA
MEDICAL TEAMS INTERNATIONAL
Jobs in Tanzania: New Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Job Title: MATRON/PATRON (2) Positions
Reports to Direct: Medical Coordinator
Supervises Direct:
Driver, Cleaner, Mortuary Attendant, Cook-in Charge
Job Summary
Responsible for providing a comprehensive nursing package that includes preventive, curative and public health education services. Ensure quality of care in line with Medical Officers and Clinical Officers prescriptions, medical protocols and universal hygiene standards.
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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide nursing services including observation, diagnosis and treatment in consultation with the Clinical Officer
  • Maintain personal contact with patients, take note of their complaints, carry out corrective measure and escalate for further action if necessary and participate in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary
  • Ensure patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Orient new staffs in the department
  • Organize departmental meetings at least once a month
  • Represent the department during monthly departmental meetings
  • Take part in departmental materials management including requisition and ensuring appropriate consumption to maintain departmental inventory levels
  • Ensure patients are comfortable and in a healthy and secure environment to enhance quick recovery
  • Assist with ward rounds to complete paperwork required for admission and discharging of patients
  • Dispense medication according to prescription, ensuring correct labelling and directions; Ensure patient understands how to take medicine by providing clear instructions
  • Participate in PHC activities including health education, MCH activities and nutrition programs
  • Carry out family planning, PMTCT and HCT services both at the health facility and within the community
  • Monitor the consumption of drugs and equipment required for nursing activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and
  • protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met
  •  Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing is required
Registration with Nurses and Midwives Council is required
Valid practicing license is required
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EXPERIENCE
2 years of nursing experience is required
Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques
Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures
Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
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SKILLS

Skilled in applying professional nursing care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English

ABILITIES
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
Ability to be flexible and manage stress
Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

Documents to be attached with application
  • CV/Resume (in English)
  • Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document)
  • Academic Certificate
  • Registration Certificate from Pharmacy Council of Tanzania
  • Recommendation Letter from previous employer
  • Copy of police report or letter of good character from local government
  • Copy of Certificate of Service from previous employer
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as “MATRON/PATRON” , including 3 work related referees to [email protected]
Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period at the bottom of your CV
INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE: MATRON/PATRON
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12th December 2019 5.00PM.