Job Opportunities Ifakara Health Institute

Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute

Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute


The Ifakara Health Institute is a health research organization with offices in Ifakara, Dar es Salaam, Ikwiriri, Bagamoyo, and Mtwara, Tanzania. The institute conducts health-related research in a variety of areas, including malaria and HIV/AIDS

A field laboratory of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute was founded in Ifakara in 1956 by Rudolf Geigy. From 1981-1984, it was led by Marcel Tanner. It was renamed the “Ifakara Centre” in 1991, the “Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, IHRDC” in 1996, and the “Ifakara Health Institute” in 2008.

Job Opportunities at Ifakara Health Institute

Medical Attendants (3 posts) – Dar, Moro
The Medical Attendants will work in one of the selected health centres under the study areas in Dar es Salaam, Ifakara and Morogoro.

Job Summary
Position: Medical Attendant (3 posts)

Reports To: Project Leader
Work Station: Dar es Salaam, Ifakara and Morogoro

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Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to work as a Medical Attendant. The individual will work in one of the selected health centres under the study areas in Dar es Salaam, Ifakara and Morogoro. The individual will be responsible for providing nursing care to patients as per study protocol.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Consent patients to join the study.
• Sample collection from study participants.
• Ensure all samples collected are stored in storage facilities and are in good condition.
• Record patients’ vital signs.
• Complete specimen transfer forms.

Qualification and Experience

• Certificate of Medical Attendant or Red Cross.
• Working in different TB trials previously will be an added advantage

Skills and Competencies

• Patient management skills.
• Computer skills.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Integrity, Respect, Responsibility and Initiative).

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Mode of Application
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Friday, May 27th 2022. All e-mail application subject lines should include: MEDICAL ATTENDANT – IDEA PROJECT. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: [email protected]

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