Medical Doctors

2 Job Opportunities for Medical Doctors at DCMC

Job summary

The incumbent will be responsible for the provision of quality and compassionate health care diagnosing illnesses or treating injuries in order to restore patients’ optimum health.

The incumbent will perform health assessments, run diagnostic tests, prescribe medication, create treatment plans and provide health and wellness advice to patients.

S/he will be responsible for ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting the results of these tests to determine what illness a patient has or the extent of a specific injury.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To promote the health and safety of their patients by providing proactive treatment and diagnoses.
  • To speak with patients to address their health concerns, conducting physical examinations to ensure their patients’ health and administering vaccinations for common illnesses or allergies.
  • To maintain regularly updated patient medical records that document all evaluations, medications, treatments, allergies, test results and other records
  • To evaluate a patient’s symptoms and determine the most appropriate course of treatment to address them
  • To diagnose patient conditions using examinations and tests.
  • To prescribe treatment and medications for illnesses or injuries based on medical examination and tests findings
  • To attend inpatient and out patients visiting the Hospital.
  • To attend emergency medical duties.
  • To carry out investigations of admitted patients To ensure that prescribed instructions are carried out.
  • To conduct minor/major operations and assist the specialists when the need so demands
  • To assist Surgeons and senior physicians at operations To carry out service and participating in major ward rounds.
  • To supervise medical students and interns in clinical duties.
  • To ensure that patients are properly prepared for surgery
  • To participate fully in morning clinical sessions and patient presentation
  • To participate in research activities
  • To ensure adherence to standard operating procedure and DCMCT business process
  • To perform any other duties relevant to the scope of work, duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or MBCHB or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Must have completed a one-year Internship at the recognized Health Facility
  • Must be registered by the Medical Council of Tanganyika (MCT) as a Medical Doctor
  • Must have a Valid practicing license
  • At least Four (4) years working experience
  • Must have Computer skills

General Conditions for All Applicants

  • Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, email address, and reachable telephone numbers.
  • Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.
  • The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter/email and marked on the envelope
  • Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates/ transcripts as follows:
    • Postgraduate Degree, First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
    • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
    • Computer Certificates where applicable.
    • Professional Certificates/Licenses from respective boards where applicable.
    • One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
    • Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
    • Applicants should indicate three reputable work-related referees with their reliable contacts.

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed the date of the interview

How to Apply

Application letters should be POSTED or HAND DELIVERED to the Following address on or before 04.00 p.m. on 15 February 2024 (i.e.,

DCMC Hospital
Imagi Hill, Ntyuka
P O Box 658

Those using e-mail should submit their applications to

Application Deadline

The deadline for receiving applications is February 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM

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