2 Nurses Assistants Jobs at National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  13 September 2021
Duty Station:  Mwanza
Posted: 30-08-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
2 Nurses Assistants

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

Deadline of this Job:
13 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Mwanza , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job title: 2 Nurses Assistants
The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980. NIMR-Mwanza Research Centre (MMRC) is one of the NIMR Centers located in Mwanza. The Centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as well as other diseases of public health importance. On behalf of the Director General of the National Institute for Medical Research, the Centre Director of NIMR Mwanza is looking for the qualified, experienced and well-motivated personnel to fill the following vacant positions in the Long-term health after Severe Acute Malnutrition in children and adults: the role of the Pancreas (SAMPA) study. SAMPA is a longitudinal study investigating the links between undernutrition and future diabetes risk and will be based in Mwanza city.

Candidate shall be responsible for assisting research nurses in the research study performing measurement, taking blood pressure, doing phlebotomy and data collection.
REPORTING: will report and work under Head of Clinical Research Department.

1. To assist research nurses in doing phlebotomy for laboratory tests including glucose tests;
2. To assist research nurses in taking blood pressure and body composition measurements;
3. To do anthropometric measurements to the participants;
4. To administer data collection tools using electronic device;
5. To assist to attend clinic of the participants; and
6. To perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the

1. Certificate in Nursing from a recognized college;
2. At least five years working experience in clinical research setting;
3. Valid professional license from the nursing council;
4. Able to work under pressure and multi-tasking settings with high level of integrity;
5. Strong language skills fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili including presentation skills;
6. Computer literate;
7. The applicant should be a Tanzanian below 45 years

• Up to one-year employment contract which may be renewed on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.

• The successful candidate will be based at NIMR-Mwanza, Mwanza City.

• A competitive salary will be offered as per Government of Tanzania’s Salary Scale.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
All applications should be enclosed with certified photocopies of relevant certificates and detailed curriculum vitae. Applicants are required to submit their applications not later than 13th September 2021 of this advertisement to the address below. Applicants are also reminded to indicate all contact information necessary with which information can reach them easily.
The Centre Director,
NIMR, Mwanza Research Centre,
P.O. Box 1462,
Mwanza, Tanzania.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. In case you do not hear from us in two weeks’ time after the closing date consider yourself unsuccessful.

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