Maternal and Child Health Officers Job at Management and Development for Health (MDH) – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Overview
Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  01 February 2021
Duty Station:  Tanzania
Posted: 28-01-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Maternal and Child Health Officers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Deadline of this Job:
01 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH in collaboration with Ilala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Kigamboni and Ubungo Municipal Councils invites suitable candidates to apply for the following posts below under the Council Directors.
In this regard MDH now invites applications from suitable, qualified and skilled persons to fill the following available vacancies below.... .

JOB TITLE: Maternal and Child Health Officers (01).
WORKSTATION: Ubungo Municipal Council
REPORTS TO: District AIDS Control Coordinator (DACC)
The Maternal and Child Health Officer (MCHO) is a self-motivated individual who will assist the Regional Maternal and Child Health Officer (RMCHO) in implementation of the MCH activities at district level. She/he will report to the Regional MCHO and will work in close collaboration with the Regional Maternal and Child Health Manager (RMCHM).


Duties:
• Assist MDH supported PMTCT and Pediatrics clinics to meet the national standards for comprehensive management of HIV/AIDS
• Support the MCH unit to achieve optimal uptake of viral loads services among clients in both pediatrics and PMTCT units
• Providing technical assistance to site staff on implementation of national standards for PMTCT and Early infant diagnosis at PMTCT within the respective district.
• Coordinate and actively participate in Joint Supportive Supervision (JSS) with the district teams
• Support and supervise facility and provider tailored mentorship
• Identify training needs among supported facilities and ensure that quality trainings are conducted
• Offer follow up of trained HCPs to ensure that the knowledge gained translate into skills and competency acquisition
• Assist the RMCHO & RMCHM in preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual district reports
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the line manager


Qualification:
• Bachelor’s degree/ Advance Diploma in Social Work
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine/ Nursing/ Nurse Midwife
• At least three years of experience on HIV/AIDS Program implementation
• Minimum of three years’ experience on MCH unit service
• Excellent communication skills
• Computer knowledge.
• Ability to work in team setting
• Integrity


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Education Experience: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should submit their application letters, CVs, Certified photocopies of certificates, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of two referees.
Applications should be submitted by Monday 1st February, 2021 to the SHRO, Dar es Salaam Sub-grantee through e-mail [email protected]   or drop by hand at MDH HQ, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Mikocheni area (B) 802 Mwai Kibaki road near New Regency Park Hotel.
Please note: 1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
No Applicant is supposed to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment process.