Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania (AKHST) – an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a non-profit international organization that supports social development programs in Tanzania completed a major expansion to position the institution to become a leading and integrated tertiary and teaching health care system in Tanzania. As part of its health systems strengthening initiatives in working with and supporting Government Health Programmes. AKHST and (AFD) are partnering on a new innovative comprehensive cancer project aiming at strengthening cancer care in Tanzania through PPP with Tanzanian-based CCP partners: (Ministry of Health. Community Development. Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), Ocean Road Cancer Research Institute (ORCI). Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) and Muhimbili National Hospital with technical support from Institute Curie in delivering a full range of cancer services. The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP). proposed high-quality, evidence-based comprehensive initiative aimed at reducing the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality in two target regions (Dar es Salaam and Mwanza). The project’s 4 major components include a) Improve and expand existing oncology infrastructure to provide more comprehensive oncology care through health systems strengthening, b) build the capacity of staff in participating institutions to provide high quality cancer care by trained specialists, and tram and retain local professionals through accredited programs: c) strengthen community cancer care practices by delivering affordable, comprehensive health care services for preventive services including primary prevention, screening, and early detection and d) develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and participating institutions on joint research agenda and initiatives
AKHST is seeking the following health professionals and administrative positions to be part of this exciting project:
Clinical Coordinator – (1 POSITION)
Clinical Coordinator will responsible for facilitating and coordinating a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to deliver quality of care, ensure quality programmes and standards are in place, ensure effective utilization of resources in line with institutional goals and objectives, lead the team in quality improvement initiatives to ensure delivery of safe and quality patient care, facilitating staff training and development programmes in relation to project strategic needs, lead in performance management initiatives through staff feedback sessions and training and development programmes.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
Master’s Degree in Public Health will be an added advantage
At least 6 years’ experience with minimum 3 years’ experience in management
Certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP will be added advantage with respect to clinical specialty
Ability to teach, supervise & mentor the staff and evaluate staff performance.
Possesses sound knowledge and skills of problem-solving/decision making and crisis management.
Ability to counsel the staff.
Familiarity with the concepts of Quality improvement activities of institution.
Able to use a computer and the Microsoft office packages proficiently.
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO: [email protected] WITH THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE POSITION OR HAND DELIVERED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT, P. O. BOX 2289. OCEAN ROAD. DAR ES SALAAM.
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS END OF BUSINESS DAY ON 6TH DECEMBER, 2019.