Nurse Assistant (3 Posts) at Tanzania Red Cross Society September, 2022


The Tanzania Red Cross Society is a voluntary humanitarian organization established as an independent National Society (NS) by an Act of Parliament No. 71 of December 1962 amended by Parliament of Tanzania 2019. It is mandated to play specific voluntary humanitarian roles during disasters/emergencies, and peacetime as an auxiliary organ to the public authorities. Tanzania Red Cross Society was recognised and admitted to the membership of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in 1963. The TRCS Headquarters office are located in Dar es Salaam.


TRCS is the largest and most dependable local partner in delivering humanitarian services in Tanzania. The TRCS has an active network in all regions in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. Around 40% are women of more than 35,000 active volunteers. Most importantly, because of its credibility, Tanzania Red Cross Society receives supports from a broad range of partners including the IFRC, the ICRC, the American Red Cross, the Spanish Red Cross, the Belgian Red CrossFlanders, the French Red Cross, the Italian Red Cross, the China Red Cross and the Korean Red Cross. Other partners are UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and UNFPA, the EU, USAID, CDC, BPRM, PACT and Pathfinder International




JOB TITLE : Nurse Assistant (3 Posts)
Reports to : Patron/Matron
Duty Station : Nyarugusu Refugees Camp (Kigoma, Kasulu DC)
Age Limit


Key Duties/Responsibi




Not above 45 Years.



  • To attend to patients in a warm and friendly manner, and to treat all patients and patient health information with the utmost respect and confidence.
  • To measure all patient vital signs correctly according to protocol when stationed in the vitals station or on in-patient rounds or at doctors’ request.
  • To record these measurements diligently in the patient file and to triage and communicate any outstanding measurement immediately to the doctor/s/medical personnel concerned.
  • To check the patient queues regularly and communicate with patients regarding any waiting time for procedures, vitals, surgeries or any other matter that may keep the patient waiting 
  • To record ALL patient interactions in the patient file in hardcopy and softcopy.
  • To ensure that patient files are fully up to date, that all procedures, medications, surgical notes, delivery notes, doctors notes, nursing observation charts, nursing care notes etc are ALL UP TO DATE every day before you leave your shift.
  • To ensure that all nursing areas, treatment areas and delivery room are absolutely clean and all items are stored correctly.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:

  • Formfour/Six
  • Certificateof
  • Threeyearsworkingexperienceinthesame




If you meet the criteria given above and are interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter, updated CV and certificates combined as one PDF to Secretary General, Tanzania Red Cross Society, P. O. Box 1133, Dar Es Salaam by filling the following online online form – (Copy this link and paste on your browser). Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted

When filling the form clearly mention the job position that you are applying for as it appears in this advertisement. Your application must be received by 16.00 hours of 4th September 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Tanzania Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and therefore qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process and selection process. TRCS also uses our official email an with extension of ( not Gmail, Yahoo or any other email.
  • All applications are free for all candidates and no one should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to TRCS – HR Department through the Official Email:


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