3 Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International Tanzania - Various Posts

10 January 2022

3 Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International Tanzania - Various Posts

  Mgodin       10 January 2022

3 Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International Tanzania - Various Posts

Clinical Officer (1)

Medical Teams International

Department: Program Grey Sections to be completed by Human Resources.

Team: Program Job Code:  

Reports to (position): Medical Officer Org. Reporting Line:  

Location(s): Nyarugusu Refugee Camp Job Band:  

Workdays & Number of scheduled hours per week:

Monday-Sunday, 4045 hours/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays FLSA:   Full Time or Part Time Full Time Position Type: Regular Employee EEO Job Class: N/A Travel: Less Travel Last Update: 21/04/2021 If Manager of Staff: Number (and Titles) of Direct Reports: Direct: Incentive staff

Total # of Staff in Team/Department under management of this position: N/A Medical Teams International Calling: Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY

Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of medical competencies and referring them when appropriate and Controls the rational distribution of medicine and attends to emergency cases in the health facility

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring the implementation and standardization of Medical Teams clinical policies, tools, and hygiene protocols in order to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee the quality of patient care management. Promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records.
  • Implementing diagnosis, prescription and prevention procedures that fall under the scope of his/her competencies applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services, when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
  • Participating in the planning and supervision, in close coordination with other supervisors, the HR processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, evaluation, development and communication) of the team in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people triage capabilities, their motivation and commitment and their active participation in teaching the targeted population on therapeutic and preventive protocols.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service. List item
  • In cases of emergency, carrying out first aid care and treatment according to protocols in order to reduce mortality rates
  • Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.
  • Participating in data collection and reporting when required
  • Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e., keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state and responding to their questions.
  • Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol.
  • Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow; verify understanding to ensure informed consent and adherence to treatment
  • Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on curative and preventative health services
  • Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at all times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and improve infection control
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care
  • Ensure that medical decisions are made with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy
  • 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 Clinical Medicine

Registration with Tanganyika Medical Council is required

Valid practising license is required

EXPERIENCE

2 years of clinical medicine experience is required

Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and communicable diseases
  • Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of medicines, hygiene protocol and IPC measures

SKILLS

  • Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Skilled in prescribing correct medication
  • 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 

Medical Officer (2)

Medical Teams International

Department: Program Grey Sections to be completed by Human Resources.

Team: Program Job Code:  

Reports to (position): Medical Coordinator Org. Reporting Line:  

Location(s): Nyarugusu Refugees Camp Job Band:  

Workdays & Number of scheduled hours per week:

Monday-Sunday, 40-45 hours/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays FLSA: N/A Full Time or Part Time Full Time Position Type: Regular Employee EEO Job Class: N/A Travel: Less travel Last Update: 03/05/2021 If Manager of Staff: Number (and Titles) of Direct Reports: Nurse Midwives Total # of Staff in Team/Department under management of this position: 16 Medical Teams International Calling: Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for performing consultations in OPD and IPD units in line with MoH protocol and clinical guidelines to diagnose, treat and manage patients. Performs surgery within competency and controls the rational distribution of medicine to improve patient’s health conditions.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform OPD/IPD ward rounds to assess patient condition, diagnose and prescribe treatment and/or refer complicated cases in line with clinical guidelines and hygiene protocols
  • Determine when IPD patients should be discharged or transferred, ensuring referrals are managed efficiently to minimize complications
  • Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure sterilization and good maintenance of medical equipment
  • Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow; verify understanding to ensure informed consent and adherence to treatment
  • Ensure data traceability by recording all medical activities on patient’s card and in registration books such that patient treatment is continuous
  • Assist with and perform surgical interventions and clinical procedures within competency
  • Attend to emergency cases in the health facility
  • Participate in the recruitment of medical staff
  • Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at all times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and improve infection control
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the Medical Coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, including medical error
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy
  • Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
  • 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

Doctor of Medicine (MD) required

  • Must have completed one year internship
  • Registered with Tanganyika Medical Council
  • Valid practising license is required

EXPERIENCE

2 years of work experience in a hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases is required

Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and communicable diseases, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of surgery methods and best practices
  • Knowledge of medicines, hygiene management and IPC protocol

SKILLS

  • Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Skilled in performing surgery within competency
  • Skilled in prescribing correct medication
  • 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

NOTE: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

Method of Application

All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter and CV in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to:

Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.

Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line. Example: ”Medical Officer”.

Application Deadline: 20th of January 2022 at 1700HRS.

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