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.

In Dar es Salaam, MDH supports the Government of Tanzania through the Municipal councils of Dar es Salaam City Council; Temeke, Kinondoni, Kigamboni and Ubungo Municipal Councils Together with Amana, Mwananyamala and Temeke Regional Referral Hospitals in implementation of the program on HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). In order to strengthen the care and treatment of PLWHA in Dar es salaam, MDH on behalf of the above-mentioned Municipal Councils and Regional Referral Hospitals seeks to employ the following staff;

Job Title: Medical Officer (1 Posts)
Location: Mwananyamala RRH,
Reports to: Facility In-charge

Job Summary:

The Medical Officer will be responsible to ensure delivery of quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to clients by providing technical support to health facility teams. He/she supports the CTC In-charge to ensure efficient implementation of care and treatment of PLHIV at the respective facility under the guidance of the facility in-charge, CTC in charge and other relevant health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending the clinic in line with standard care and treatment
  2. Assessing and diagnosing clinical patient problems, order appropriate diagnostic tests and prescribe medication for
  3. Providing consultation to HIV-positive patients on the wards as
  4. Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care
  5. Maintaining accurate medical records and other data collection as required for Monitoring and evaluation within the
  6. Contribute to performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at the
  7. Support the team to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along client care and treatment
  8. Support the Site Manager in follow up of clients to improve linkage, retention and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV
  9. Participating in Clinic team meetings and assisting the site manager with strategic planning for the
  10. Providing on job mentorship to clinic staff to be able to offer quality TB/HIV, general patient care and referral for specialized care
  11. Participating in weekly Continuing Medical Education sessions
  12. Contribute to Research efforts as will be appropriate
  13. Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills:

  1. At least a Bachelor Degree in Medicine with current registration from the Medical Council of
  2. At least three (3) years’ experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment
  3. Additional training in HIV/AIDS care and opportunistic infections is added advantage
  4. Experience and up-to-date technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART
  5. Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
  6. Good communication, organization and management skills
  7. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  8. Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and power point.
  9. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal
  10. Ability to work under pressure and stringent

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