4 Job Opportunities for Nurses at CUHASLEGIT 

Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS), owned by the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), offers training for over 3,500 students across various programs. CUHAS, in collaboration with the Smart Discharges Project, seeks to fill several positions.

Employment Opportunities

Duty Station: Sekour Toure Regional Referral Hospital and Bugando Medical Centre (BMC).
Project: Smart Discharges Project.
Position: Junior Research Nurse.
Duration: One Year Contract, Renewable Based on the Performance.
Reports To: Research Nurse Supervisor/Paediatric Ward In-charge.
Interfaces With: Patients/ Clients, Clinicians, Hospital Managers, Project Staff

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Job Purpose

The Junior Research Nurse will be employed to carry out the “Smart Discharge” study.

This process includes identifying and approaching eligible children upon admission to the ward, consenting and enrolling participants, collecting blood, saliva, and urine samples, and conducting a survey of the child and their caregiver.

The Junior Research Nurse will work closely with a site-based research team, as well as the project team, based at Bugando Medical Centre.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum qualification; Certificate or Diploma in Nursing, registered with the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council – TNMC
  • Must hold a valid practising license.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills with patients, clinicians and with other members of the general practice team.
  • Good interpersonal skills, and knowledge of practices, trends and principles in nursing and Quality of care.
  • Upholding high level of professional conduct.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in the English language.
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine patient eligibility at study sites.
  • Consenting of study participants.
  • Collection of all required data during hospitalization.
  • Ensuring safety and confidentiality of the data collected.
  • Collect specimens and conducting appropriate laboratory testing and if necessary, deliver of specimens to lab for appropriate lab testing.
  • Retrieval of test results from the laboratory, as necessary.
  • Work hand in hand with the Smart Discharges research nurse team and the child’s clinical team, to ensure accurate sharing of data, consistent quality in data collection and seamless clinical and research activities.
  • Upholding high level of professional conduct.
  • Work hand in hand with the Study Coordinator and PI to ensure accuracy and completeness of the data collected.
  • Upholding high level of professional conduct.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • Mobile device familiarity, Phone4OXR, PARA App, Microsoft Word & Excel, general internet use, email.

Physical, Mental, Emotional and Environmental Demands of the Job

  • Excellent nursing knowledge, emotional intelligence, high level of motivation and decision-making skills, with regards both to patient care and project needs.


Successful candidates will be offered competitive packages and benefits in accordance with their qualifications and experience as per the Project Regulations/policy.

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How to Apply

Applications must be typed in English.

All application letters must be accompanied by detailed and current curriculum vitae, all relevant certificates and full transcripts. For applicants with foreign certificates, recognition by TCU must be attached.

Names and valid addresses (and phone numbers or emails) of 3 credible referees must be provided.

For applicants sending their applications through email, all documents must be attached as one PDF file and applicants should include the title of a position you are applying for in the subject line.

Applications must be addressed and sent to:


Or E-Mail to:

Application Deadline

The deadline is Friday June 9, 2024 at 04:30 PM.

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