Wednesday 10 April 2024

Medical Interpreter at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) April 2024

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Wednesday 10 April 2024
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Job Vacancy – Medical Interpreter- Full Time – 100%
Medical Interpreter at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) April 2024

To support MSF medical team in verbal and written interpretation, in person or remotely, during daily medical activities (medical round, consultations, interviews, meetings, etc.) and written translations, from English to Kiswahili or vice versa, in order to ensure accurate, respectful, fluent and confidential communication between medical staff and local population.

  • Inform medical staff about important cultural nuances to consider during a meeting, medical consultation, or interview with local people.
  • Participate in staff trainings and meetings as an interpreter.
  • Provide face to face interpreting, as well as during telephone and radio calls or other telecom devices, when necessary.
  • Adapt communication to any circumstances, using appropriate language registry as well as diplomatic and courtesy manners.
  • Translate MSF internal / external documents into local language(s).
  • Keep record of all translated documents.
  • Look after all equipment provided, i.e. dictionaries or other books that belong to MSF
  • Ensure confidentiality and medical secrecy.

MSF has been working intermittently in Tanzania since 1993, supporting MOH in a variety of areas, notably the provision of primary and secondary health care and the response to epidemics such as cholera, malaria, and HIV/AIDS. MSF’s latest intervention in the country started in May 2015 with an emergency response to a cholera outbreak affecting both the refugee and the host populations in Kigoma region. During the emergency phase MSF expanded medical and water/sanitation activities to all three refugee camps in the region.

Liwale project officially launched in December 2022, Liwale project is an integrated project supporting MoH in Community based, Primary and Secondary health care for mother and child under 5. MSF is currently supporting 7 health facilities including 4 secondary health care facilities (1 district hospital, 3 health centres) where CEmONC are offered and 3 primary health care where BEmONC are offered. This support includes facilitation for recruitment of 102 health care workers including 50 community health care workers, medical supply, empowerment of team (trainings, team management, quality of care improvement), referrals, Watsan activities and rehabilitations.

Minimum Educational Qualification: Essential:
  • Secondary education
  • University degree or certification in a relevant field such as Linguistic, Foreign Languages or related discipline desirable
  • Health knowledge advisable
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  • Prior experience working as a medical interpreter is preferred.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and procedures is highly advantageous.
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting, such as hospitals, clinics, or medical offices, is beneficial.

Billingual in English and Kiswahili.

Results, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Service, Stress Management

People living with disabilities or minorities to indicate in their CV or Motivation letter
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV and copy of relevant professional certificates not later than Wednesday, April 17th 2024 at 4:00 PM . Please quote the job title on the email subject “MEDICAL INTERPRETER”.

Important Note: All applicants must provide valid Tax Identification Number (TIN) information in their application. TIN is essential for employment with MSF.

Please send your application to the email address The applications can also be submitted at MSF offices situated at Mikocheni B, Daima street House no 16 Dar es Salaam, or in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District or MSF Guest House Kibondo or at MSF office situated in Liwale, Lindi.

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