Theatre/Scrub Nurse (7 Positions) at Tanzania Red Cross Society May, 2020


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. 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, located in Dar es Salaam city.

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TRCS is now 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 and Pathfinder International. Tanzania Red Cross Society is looking for dynamic persons to fill the below vacancies.   





Duty Station: Nyarugusu Camp (Kasulu DC) and Mtendeli Camp (Kakonko DC)

Reports to: Patron/Matron

Age Limit: Not above 55 years.




  • Keeping the theatre clean and all autoclaving done.
  • Scrub and assist surgeons
  • Ensure patient safety and maintain a high standard of nursing care.
  • Re-stock equipment/supplies as needed
  • Clean surgical instruments and maintain sterility in the theatre, recovery room and autoclave room.
  • Document nursing care and patient condition in appropriate documents, both in the theatre and in the recovery area
  • Understand the proper use of all equipment used in the theatre and the recovery room. (Diathermy, pulse Oximeter, suction machine, light source, theatre beds, defibrillator and autoclave.)
  • Ensure safety of equipment during use, as well as when moving it from one unit to another.
  • Oversee care for patients as they wake from surgery
  • Perform any other duties related to the role as directed by the supervisor.



  • Diploma in Nursing with certificate in surgical theater management.
  • At least 18 months working experience in a reputable health institution.
  • Valid Practice License from TNMC.




Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and updated CV to [email protected] clearly indicating the role applied for on the subject bar not later than May 26th ,2020. (Only short listed candidates will be notified).


Tanzania Red Cross Society (TRCS) does not CHARGE A FEE at any stage of the recruitment process also we use our official email with extension of (  not Gmail, yahoo 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 Organizational Official Email: [email protected].

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