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Job Title: Gynaecologist
Employer: Doctors with Africa CUAMM (CUAMM)
Duty Station: Iringa, Tanzania

Job Details:

Doctors with Africa CUAMM (CUAMM) is an International NGO which has been working in Tanzania for more than 50 years for the health system strengthening in order to protect and improve the well-being and health of vulnerable communities. The Organisation has a strong track record on healthcare projects from the demand side (community, referral system, antenatal care) to delivery of services (improving quality in health centers, hospitals etc..).

CUAMM focuses on designing health system strengthening projects, with particular attention to the needs of women and children, and tailored to the specific needs of the countries where the organization carries out projects.

Through its evidence-based approach, CUAMM works to remove the barriers preventing communities from accessing health services, and to improve the quality of the same services, to achieve accessible, quality and equitable healthcare for everyone.

CUAMM is long-standing partner of Tosamaganga Voluntary Agency Hospital (Tosamaganga Hospital) to improve the overall management of the Hospital and ensure quality of care and equity of access for mothers, newborns and children.

Tosamaganga Hospital is a private not for profit facility. The hospital has a capacity of 192 beds distributed as follows: Medical wards (80 beds), Maternity ward (52), Paediatric ward (31), Surgical ward (18) with one major operating theatre, and Neonatal Unit (11).

Moreover, the outpatient department includes Adult and Child clinic, Reproductive and Child Health (RCH), the Care and Treatment Centre (CTC), the TB unit, the Dental Unit, the Emergency and the minor operating theatre.

The Laboratory and Radiology departments provide lab tests, x-rays, ultrasounds and CT scans. In 2023, the hospital offered 43,550 outpatient visits, 8,874 admissions, of which 3,819 in Obstetric/Gynaecological department. Additionally, the Hospital registered around 3.200 deliveries and 750 admissions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Objectives of the Job Position:

  • Ensuring the regular function of the Obstetric/Gynaecological department, providing the due consultancy to guarantee adequate activities’ organization and coordination.

Specific Tasks and Activities:

  • The achievement of the objectives will imply at least the following tasks and activities. These activities will be defined and carried out in agreement with the CUAMM Hospital Technical Advisor and the Director of Clinical Services of Tosamaganga Hospital.

Objective 2:

  • The Gynaecologist is responsible for the introduction of adequate standards and guidelines in the Maternity Department, according to National Guidelines for obstetric and neonatal care.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education/training: University degree in medicine and completed specialization in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • General professional experience: at least 3 years of professional clinical experience in gynaecology in hospital related settings

Hierarchical Relations:

The Gynaecologist will report to:

  • Director of Clinical Services of Tosamaganga Hospital (First Supervisor)
  • CUAMM Project Manager and Hospital Technical Advisor (Second Supervisor)
  • CUAMM Country Manager (Third Supervisor)

Pay and Benefits:

The pay range for this position at the commencement of employment is expected to be between TZS 3,500,000 and TZS 5,000,000 monthly net.

The starting salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market for the position, job-related knowledge, skills and experience.

CUAMM also covers accommodation costs in one independent house close to the Tosamaganga Hospital compound.

How to Apply

Send CV and Motivation letter to the following email address:

Applicants are required to submit their applications by the deadline to the email address indicating clearly in the mail subject “VACANCY – Application for the position of Gynaecologist, Tosamaganga

Application Deadline

The deadline for this application is April 25, 2024

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be notified

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