Saturday, June 13, 2015

Nursing Officer (1 Post)

The New-Born Screening for Child Survival – Sickle Cell Disease Project (NBS) has received funding from Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) to establish a New-Born Screening programme (NBS) to identify children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth. The NBS programme has exciting employment opportunities for highly motivated and result-driven professionals interested in working in the health sector.

The duty station for all these positions is Dar es Salaam.

Nursing Officer (1 Post)

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Nurse Officer is responsible for clinical care to SCD patients and clinical data collection.

Specific Responsibilities
· Give health education to SCD patients , parents and guardians
· Perform pretest counseling to SCD patients , parents and guardians
· Supervising and assisting mothers in labour,
· Participate in DBS collection and storage for NBS screening
· Participate in filing of NBS CRF s
· Perform post test counseling to SCD patients , parents and guardians
· Supervise proper vital sign measurements and recording for SCD patients
· Supervise proper anthropometric and measurement recording for SCD patients
· Organization of Outpatient clinics for SCD patients
· Participate in major ward rounds and ensure all orders by the doctors are executed
· Attend clinical meetings.
· Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Key Qualification(s)
· Degree in Nursing, Midwifery or relevant qualification(s)

Relevant Work Experience
· Minimum of One (1) Year Clinical experience

Full details of the Job descriptions are available on the following websites:

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of THREE referees to the address below.

Applications which do not attach all the mentioned dossiers, including three referees, will be disqualified.

Your application should have a title of the position you are applying for. Failure to do this will disqualify the application

Applicants will be sent a fill out questionnaire when they submit, please ensure you use a frequently monitored . They need to submit that questionnaire before the deadline for applications. Failure to do this will disqualify the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be submitted to the email address no later than1500 hours on 29th June 2015.