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Ophthalmic Nursing Officer


Published by Jobstanzania on 7:51:00 pm

The Dodoma Christian Medical Centre Trust (DCMC Trust) is a registered non-governmental organization with Christian values governed by The Board of Trustees. DCMC main offices are located in Ntyuka Village, Dodoma Tanzania. The mission of DCMC Trust is to provide accessible and sustainable quality health care through a Tanzanian comprehensive health system which encompasses community based prevention and primary, secondary and selected specialized and super-specialized care. Dodoma Christian Medical Center (DCMC) has served thousands of patients through its dental and medical clinics, managed dispensaries, and community health programs with a compassion and love of Jesus Christ in collaboration with other stake holders and in line with the Government policies.


DCMC Trust is an equal opportunity employer offering stable and professional working environment with competitive remuneration and benefits. DCMC invites qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions:


Ophthalmic Nursing Officer

Position Summary:
The incumbent will be responsible for provision holistic ophthalmic nursing services to both inpatient and out patients within the hospital.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Bachelor degree or equivalent in Nursing from accredited and recognized Nursing institution.
  • Must be registered with Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council 
  • At least five (5) years working experience in a busy eye hospital/ Clinic setup.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The nurse shall work in the eye ward/eye clinic as assigned and shall therefore work as both supervisor and team leader to the ophthalmic assistant/s and auxiliary staff.
  • Prepare for and assist the Senior Ophthalmologist during the ward rounds and whenever required.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient’s charts/ files.
  • Arrange and submit weekly ward work schedules and plan daily duties and responsibilities for each staff under their supervision.
  • Convene eye ward meetings and attend monthly hospital meetings.
  • Participate in camp eye health surveys/campaigns
  • Maintain equipment in good working condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same.
  • Maintain drug registers and oversee drug consumption within the ward and clinic.
  • Ensure that all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly documented as they occur.
  • Report any significant changes in operations to the senior ophthalmologist.
  • Maintain nursing supplies inventory by studying usage reports; identifying trends; anticipating needed supplies; approving requisitions and cost allocations.
  • Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned


Apply to: info@dcmct.or.tz
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Job Code: DCMC-HQ-02
Posted On: Wednesday, 11th April 2018
Closing On: Wednesday, 18th April 2018
Category: Medical
Department: Medical
Shift: Day Shift
Location: Ntyuka - Dodoma
Hospital: Dodoma Christian Medical Center
Job Type: Contract
Education: 4 Year Degree


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