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New Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International (MTI) Tanzania- IT Officer and Nurse Midwifes

New Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International (MTI) Tanzania– IT Officer and Nurse Midwifes

Nurse Midwifes (3)
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

  • Knowledge of professional midwifery principles, procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical waste disposal procedures.
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol.

SKILLS

  • 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.

ABILITIES

  • 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

New Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International (MTI) Tanzania- IT Officer and Nurse Midwifes


PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

  1. This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

IT Officer
Job Description
Medical Teams International – Tanzania
Department: Operations
Reports to (position): Direct: Operations Director Technical: HQ-Infrastructure Manager
Location(s): Dar es salaam, with frequent travel to field locations
Work Days & Hours: Monday-Friday, 40-48 hours/week, occasional weekends and public holidays
Travel: Frequent travel to field locations
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 IT Officer is responsible for the delivery of consistent, information systems to support MTI’s programs within Tanzania. The IT Officer works closely with the Headquarters IT team in planning, budgeting, implementation and management of IT services. This position supports the IT needs of all Tanzania offices and staff and identifies, develops, implements and supports cost-effective technology to facilitate the services provided by Medical Teams.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for ensuring consistent user support to all staff, including identifying and mentoring field office staff in each location to assist in troubleshooting IT issues.
  • Serve as project manager for all IT projects, collaborating with management and Headquarters staff to identify technology needs and ensure solutions meet program requirements.
  • Responsible for the stewardship of IT materials and assets, ensuring assets are issued and returned in line with Medical Teams policies
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all user systems, including computers, operating systems, hardware, software, peripherals and voice services.
  • Act as focal point to connectivity service providers and ensure stable connection levels are maintained in all locations.
  • Supervise, plan and provide network security.
  • Ensure valid software licensing for end-user systems and services and plan for renewals and new purchases, ensuring compliance with licensing requirements on all Medical Teams user systems.
  • Conduct site visits and surveys to identify user needs, write technical evaluations, conduct vendor price comparisons and develop proposals for IT assets; coordinate with Headquarters IT department and Procurement Officer to budget and procure new and replacement equipment.
  • Track IT budget and advise management on budget related matters.
  • Support field operations staff in the identification and deployment of health information systems (HIS) ensuring appropriate access control and the security of staff and patient information.
  • Assess staff training needs and implement training and mentorship in effective use of Medical Teams information systems, collaboration tools and storage repositories.
  • Manage airtime and data subscriptions and disseminate to staff according to Medical Teams policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to increased adoption of Medical Teams standard IT systems through promotion and training of staff in policies, procedures and systems.
  • Support 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems or equivalent required.
  • Microsoft Professional Certification or other certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 4 years of experience providing technical support in busy environment, experience in systems administration, information security and providing training to end users.
  • Experience working with INGOs is an added advantage.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Strong knowledge of networking, ERP and HIS systems, desktop operating systems, server management and VoIP
  • Strong knowledge of wireless technologies
  • Strong knowledge of information security policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of troubleshooting techniques

SKILLS

  • Skilled in troubleshooting IT issues
  • Skilled in identifying IT needs and managing the IT budget.
  • Expertise in WLAN developments
  • Expert user of database systems (ERP, HIS)
  • Skilled in developing and conducting training for staff on IT matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to explain technical processes in everyday terms.
  • Ability to communicate in English and Swahili, written and spoken.
  • ABILITIES
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of staff and patient information.
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress, especially in resolving urgent IT issues.
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and adhere to the Medical Teams Code of Conduct
  • Ability to remain professional in adverse and cross-cultural situations.
  • Ability to independently plan, organize and follow through on plans and tasks.
  • Detail oriented with an ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Strong knowledge of telephony, networking, desktop operating systems, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to operate well in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule and weekends as needed.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Requires frequent use of personal computer, telephone, and copy machine.
  • Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • May be required to travel to remote areas 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.

Application Procedure:
All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter 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” IT Officer”or “Nurse Midwifes
Application Deadline: 04th of February 2021 at 1700HRS.

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