District Study Nurse (3)

at UDOM Endowment Fund
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted September 20, 2021
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


The University of Dodoma (UDOM) in collaboration with the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) through the ComHIC Project (Community mHealth Integrated Care to manage hypertension/ diabetes in Tanzania) invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following positions. The Project is funded by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED).

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing and experience in community health practices
• Work Experience
• Experience in advising diabetic and hypertensive patients and coordinating their treatments in Tanzania
• Previous experience in working with local authorities including village heads and CHWs
• Previous experience in participating in a clinical and/or public health research project
• Knowledge of clinical trial ethics and Good Clinical Trial Practice will be added advantage
• Licensure under the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council (Must have valid retention certificate from the TNMC)

Duties and responsibilities
• Conduct community implementation of ComHIC interventions at the assigned district, by supervising community health workers (CHWs), communicating with local hospital staff, and getting advice of the Study Physician (SP) and the study Nurse (SN).
• Build trust and establish good relationships with local authorities/hospitals and village heads
• Ensure compliance with protocols and guidance documents
• Promote good clinical and/or public health practice in the conduct of the study
• Ensure preparedness in the assigned district for study implementation
• Participate in participant review and care, and in all study, procedures as guided by study protocols and guidance of Local Principal Investigator and Principal Investigator in accordance with Terms of Reference provided in the Attachment 2
• Maintain all study records in the assigned district including but not limited to, regulatory binders, study specific source documentation and other materials as
• Act as liaison between field study personnel, patients, CHWs, the SP, the SN, Local Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator and the ComHIC Implementation
• May perform other job-related duties as requested or required by the Local Principal Investigator and Principal
• Expected Duration of Assignment
• Assignment is on a one-year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3
• Expected date of completion of duty is October
• Remuneration is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated

Applying Instructions

• All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania
• They must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers
• Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement
• The title of the position should be written in the subject of the application letter and marked on the envelope; short of which will make the application
• Applicants must attach their relevant certified copies of Academic/Professional certificates e. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates and transcripts; National Form IV and Form VI Examination Certificates; Computer Certificates; Professional certificates from respective boards; One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
• Employees of any institution must route their application letters through their respective
• Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)
• Application letters should be written in English
• Only short-listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview
• Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action
• Complete application package that consists of application letters supported with detailed Curriculum Vitae, relevant copies of certificates i.e. Degree/Diploma certificates /testimonials, academic transcripts plus Secondary School Certificates and should be submitted to:
• P.O. BOX 259, DODOMA.
• OR EMAIL: dvc-pfa@udom.ac.tz , dhrm@udom.ac.tz  and copy to: skibusi@gmail.com  and nakamura.ith@tmd.ac.jp