Saturday, September 7, 2019

2 Job Opportunities at Muhimbili University (MUHAS) , Nurse assistants

Immediate Kangaroo Mother Care (I-KMC) Project is looking for interested and qualified candidates to fill the following posts;

Nurse assistants ( 2 POST)

Reports to Site Supervisor and Site Coordinator-IKMC PROJECT


  • Calling and scheduling patients for asssessment visits.
  • Coordinating of patients visits through various assessments.
  • Scheduling home visits
  • Perform any other research activities as assigned by the Principal Investigator or his/her designate.
  • Maintain disciplined behavior and proper conduct in rendering services to his/ her assignees
  • Assurance that personal and confidential information is restricted to those entitled to know


  • Successfully completed Ordinary “O” Level Secondary Education with PASSES in Kiswahili and English.
  • Possession of a valid Good clinical practice (GCP) certificate is an added advantage
  • Good problem solving skills
  • A valid Nursing  assistant  certificate with at least 2 years experience
  • Experience with research environment especially in maternal and child health
  • Available to start work immediately
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Professional work ethic including efficiency and punctuality
  • Ability to work with minimal instruction.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with fellow research assistants
  • Ability to record research data acurately
  • Fluency on English and Kiswahili.
  • Possess good writing and verbal communication skills


One-year contract with possibility of extension; subject to candidate’s performance and availability of fund for all positions.


  • Interested candidates should apply in confidence to the Undersigned enclosing:
  • Signed application letter outlining their suitability as per the job description
  • CV
  • Photocopies of relevant Certificates and Transcripts
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees
  • Mode of communication, e.g. telephone, e-mail, fax etc.

 Interested applicants should submit their applications to the;

Directorate of Human resource office at MUHAS and address it to: Principal Investigator, DR AUGUSTINE MASSAWE, EMAIL:  . P. O. Box 65001, Dar Es Salaam.


The position will be based in Dar es Salaam at the I- KMC study MUHIMBILI.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
“IMMEDIATE KANGAROO MOTHER CARE PROJECT is equal opportunity employer”.


The closing date for the application is 20th September 2019.