Health Coordinator

The Tanzania Red cross society is a voluntary humanitarian organization established by parliamentary ACT no 71 of 1962 The TRCS is guided by the seven Fundamental principles of the red  cross and Crescent Movement.

The society is well established in all regions of Tanzania society   mainland and Zanzibar and has a well – coordinated volunteer baesd network.

Tanzania red society is looking for the dynamic persons to fill the following position.

Job Title : Health Coordinator

Reporting to : Team Leader
Department : Disaster Response
Unit : Disaster /Mtendeli
Duty Station : 1 year, renewable

Job summary:
The job holder responsible for the planning, coordination and direction of medical health services within the healthcare facilities in which s/he  is responsible for ensuring that healthcare facilities provide the most effective patient care.


To ensure the delivery of quality healthcare services the refugees by working hand- in 0 hand nurses, clinician’s lab technician and other medical personal.
To enforce compliance with general medical ethics and practice by all health staff
To set up epidemic intelligence mechanisms for early warming of impending outbreak.
To manage the patient referral system
To ensure health facility records are well kept and organized.
To create work schedules.

Desired qualifications and experience 

University degree in medicine postgraduate qualification in public health management or any other related field from a reputable academic institution is an advantage
A minimum of 3 years practical management experience in a district, regional or above (public or private)
Practical experience in surgical procedures is an added advantage.
Proven excellent communication skills and fluency in Written and spoken essential
Excellent report writing skills is a must.

How To Apply:

Application may be submitted via post officer or by hand delivery, but not by email.  The deadline for submission is 24th January 2018 by 16:00 hrs,

Tanzania Red cross society is an opportunity employer and therefore qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.

The secretary general
Tanzania Red Cross Society
P. o Box 1133,