Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Employment Vacancies at Baylor Tanzania

  Xpresstz       Tuesday, September 18, 2018

 

Medical Officer


Location: Mbeya
Position Summary:
To provide medical assessment, evaluation and care to patients in the Zonal Referral Hospital, the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation —Tanzania Center of Excellence (COE) and in outreach facilities. This care includes the diagnosis and assessment of HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children and adults and the development of individualized care and treatment plans including the initiation and follow-up of children on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy. To provide education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care through didactic training, clinical mentoring and clinical attachments to the COE and in other settings


Duties and Responsibilities
  • To provide direct patient care to patients in the Baylor-Tanzania Center of Excellence, pediatric wards of the Zonal Referral Hospital (as needed), and in supported outreach facilities during outreach mentorship activities (as needed)
  • Providing education and mentorship to health care professionals and trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care and related topics
  • Participating in and helping implement medical education activities for the COE (e.g. clinical attachment program, outreach program, etc) as required by clinical director
  • Actively participate in educational activities at the COE (e.g. CME) and other meetings in the clinical setting.
  • Participating in operational research activities at the COE, including scientific writing, proposal writing, protocol renewal/updates, data collection/analysis and dissemination of results, as appropriate and as needed as part of the clinical team
  • Assist clinical directors with clinical program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Providing technical assistance in pediatric and general HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment and complications both within the COE as well as in outside facilities, with implementing partners and with governmental agencies.
  • Assist and liaise with CDs on coordinating and scheduling of clinical staff activities to assure adequate coverage of all program activities and to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Other specific tasks as assigned by clinical director team  
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Qualifications / Skills
  • Holder of a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery (MBCHB) from an accredited institution
  • Excellence in general pediatric medical care
  • Familiarity with general HIV care and treatment
  • Experience with medical education and leadership preferred
  • Familiarity with word processing, typing ability, and spreadsheet computer programs
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Regional Project Officer
Location: Mbeya
Position summary: Regional Project Officers report to the Zonal Program Managers and serve as liaison between COEs and Scale Up districts. They advise field division management and request clinical specialists based on facility needs. They also represent Baylor-Tanzania by serving on regional health committees and identifying activities for partnerships and appropriate commitment of resources.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop project activity strategy with timely and regularly review implementation work plans
  • Develop/adopt relevant materials to support field activities
  • Plan, implement and maintain record of field activities
  • Monitor and report on relevant activities and impact
  • Liaise with the relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborator at activity level
  • Attending to COE patients in the pediatric wards of the Zonal Referral Hospital, the Baylor-Tanzania COE and in outreach facilities
  • Providing education to medical trainees regarding pediatric and general HIV/AIDS care
  • Providing technical assistance to health care providers in pediatric and general HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment and complications both within the COE as well as in outside facilities
  • Providing complete and accurate documentation of medical information including history, physical examinations, laboratory findings, assessments and plans using paper charts and/or electronic health records (EHR), as appropriate
  • Actively participating in CPD activities and other meetings in all clinical and educational settings
  • Assist in Data collection in the region
  • Other specific tasks as assigned 
Qualifications / Skills
  • Holder of a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery (MBCHB) from an accredited institution
  • Registered by the Tanganyika Medical Council as a Medical Doctor having completed internship with at least one year working experience
  • Proficiency in general pediatric and adult medical care
  • Familiarity with general HIV care and treatment
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer programs 
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  APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Addressed to:
Senior Administrator, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s
Foundation – Tanzania
P.O. Box 2663 Mbeya, Tanzania

Or hr@baylortanzania.or.tz (please mention the Job title in subject line )
Deadline for application is 21st September 2018.
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