Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) – an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network(AKDN), a not-for-profit international organization that supports social development programs in Tanzania. It has completed a major expansion to position the institution to become a leading and integrated tertiary and teaching health care system in Tanzania.
As part of its health systems strengthening initiatives in working with and supporting Government health programmes, AKHST and (BMZ / KFW) are partnering on a new comprehensive COVID 19 vaccination project aiming at increasing access to and scaling up COVID 19 vaccination through Private Public Partnership (PPP) with Tanzanian-based partners: Regional and Council Health Management Teams in delivering a full range of vaccination services. The Project implementation areas include; Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Morogoro Coastal Regional and Tabora.
AKHST is seeking for enthusiastic and qualified experienced personnel for the following positions to be part of this exciting project:
VACCINATION NURSE (7 POSITIONS)
Reporting to: The Project Manager
The Vaccination Nurse will be responsible for managing COVID-19 vaccinations, vaccine administration, tracking and reporting adverse reactions and providing patient care at vaccination sites and during community events.
She/he will take the overall supervision and running of the vaccination at the mobile clinics, this includes managing vaccine stock in the mobile clinics, patient registration for COVID-19 vaccine, ordering of relevant supplies, adherence to policies and procedures, compliance with infection control principles and safe vaccine management and use.
He/She will participate in community events, campaigns and other demand creation activities
Education and Experience requirements:
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Health Facility in community settings
- Minimum Certificate in Nursing from recognized University /School of Nursing
- Current registration with the Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council (TNMC)
- Maintains a Valid Nursing Licensure in the United Republic of Tanzania
- Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding service operations, fire, safety, and infection control.
- Well versed in the required discipline of vaccines and vaccine administration
- Motivated to learn and accept work related challenges
- Expresses commitment to nursing practice and confidentiality
- Possesses good interpersonal skills and displays positive energy to be a good team member.
EQUAL EMPLOYEMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) STATEMENT:
Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, we choose to lead. Applicants from all age, sex, religion, race, national origin, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
DUTY STATIONS: Dar es Salaam and Mwanza the incumbents should be willing to travel in Project target areas which include Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha, Morogoro Coastal and Tabora.
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.APPLICATIONS, CV AND EDUCATION CERTICATES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO: [email protected]
WITH THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE POSITION OR HAND DELIVERED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT, P. 0. BOX 2289, OCEAN ROAD, DAR ES SALAAM. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS END OF BUSINESS DAY ON 18th SEPTEMBER, 2022.
“AKHS Is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field.
AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these alms In the context of their roles. We encourage applicants with previous experience or an interest in this field to apply”