15 Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International(MTI) Tanzania

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Drivers (3)
Medical Teams International – Tanzania
Department: Operations
Reports to (position): Logistic Assistant
Location(s): Kasulu & Mtendeli

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Work Days & Hours: Monday-Sunday, 40-45 hours/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays
Medical Teams International Calling:
Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY
The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Medical Teams International staff and other officials and mission members, meeting MTI highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of maturity and responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol, and safety security issues.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the safety and well-being of passengers.
  • Keep abreast of traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to enable safe, on-time arrival for any movement including meetings and appointments.
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, inspections, daily kilometers, fuel consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs.
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports, awareness of vehicles servicing, required items for services.
  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working order.
  • Supports the preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Tracks insurance and applicable tax formalities
  • Make minor repairs and recommendations for major repairs.
  • Change oil, check tires, spare tires, jacks, lights, horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly.
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with MTI safety and security standards and reports any conditions of concerns to a Manager.
  • Ensure that communications devices (e.g. cellular phone) is in proper working order before each trip
  • Ensure the vehicle has sufficient fuel at all times.
  • Follows safe vehicle loading and unloading procedures.
  • Keeps the vehicle clean and free of debris; follows other vehicle cleaning procedures.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and safety and security document, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates staff according to written and practiced procedures.
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written accident report as required by delegate’s procedure and other authorities.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records.
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payment of bills, as required.
  • Supports 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, and Child & Vulnerable Adult protection policies and sexual harassment policies.
EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Possession of valid Driver’s license, class C, for a minimum of 3 years
  • Attended Vocational Educational and Training Authority would be an added advantage.
  • Certification of defensive driving from a recognized institution preferred.
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is required
  • Certification in vehicle mechanics and maintenance is preferred.

EXPERIENCE
  • Preferred: Experience working for INGO Clean driving record is required
  • Minimum heavy vehicle driving in Tanzania is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different nationality and cultural backgrounds.
  • In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations and defensive driving techniques
  • Basic CPR and First Aid knowledge
  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time
  • Excellent Defensive driving skills.
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle and necessary documents
  • Timely inputs to logs and records.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English and Swahili.
  • Ability to follow procedures in response to accidents or emergency situations.
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Good knowledge of geography of assigned driving locations
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and Code of Conduct
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Requires frequent use of mechanics equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee will be operating a motor vehicle to remote areas, where hazardous road conditions are common.
  • Required to drive long distances on unpredictable or unknown terrain in various weather climates.
  • The employee may be required to travel to remote areas of the world where there are potential health hazards and risks, limited hygiene facilities, extreme weather, and very basic living conditions.

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.

Nurse Midwifes (12)
Job Description
Medical Teams International Tanzania
Department Programs
Reports to Direct: Medical Officer Technical: NA

 Location Nyarugusu and Mtendeli
Work Days & Hours Monday-Sunday, 40- 45/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays.
MTI Calling

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

JOB SUMMARY
Provide obstetrical care to pregnant women and their babies, doing follow up before, during and after delivery, according to MTI obstetrical and reproductive health protocols, universal hygienic and new-born caring standards and under the supervision of a specialist doctor, to ensure their health conditions and avoid post-delivery complications.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide comprehensive maternal and child services to mothers during and after pregnancy, including managing complications and referring high risk pregnancies.
  • Responsible for delivering babies, preparing birth attestation and monitoring the general health condition of the mother and the new-born.
  • Assessing the feasibility for referral of pregnant women form the TBAs to the OPD/MCH for medical evaluation and/or complicated deliveries.
  • Provide counselling to mothers on pregnancy and post-pregnancy management, including proper breastfeeding techniques, bathing and preparation of bottles.
  • Participate in PHC activities including health education, family planning, preparing for childbirth, HCT services and nutrition programs, as well as PMTCT activities at the health facility and within the community.
  • Provide primary care to women of reproductive age in accordance with the Basic Package of Health Services.
  • Provide all non-surgical methods of family planning and provide counselling for surgical methods.
  • Ensure babies are immunized according to schedule.
  • Support Clinicians in the management of sexual violence cases.
  • Monitor the consumption of drugs and equipment required for maternity activities and notify supervisor of re-stocking needs.
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
  • Ensure hygiene and sterilization criteria, including universal precautions, are met.
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Codes of Conduct.
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Midwifery from an accredited School of Nursing and Midwifery is required.
  • Valid practising license is required.

EXPERIENCE
  • 3 years of midwifery experience is required.
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of professional midwifery principles, procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures.
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol.
  • Skilled in applying professional midwifery care principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A good command of both written and spoken English.
  • 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
PHYSICAL CONDITIONS
  • This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
 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.
Application Procedure:
All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letterr and CV in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to: recruitmenttz@medicalteams.org
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 “Driver” or Nurse Midwife”.
Application Deadline: 7th of February 2021 at 1700HRS.
Applicants who already applied the latest job advertisement should not apply