Thursday, 21 June 2018

Job Opportunity at Mainsprings, Campus Clinical Officer

Other Mwanza District Mwanza
About Mainsprings:

JBFC: Mainsprings: The Janada L. Batchelor Foundation for Children (formerly known as JBFC) is a non-profit/NGO based in the Mwanza Region of Tanzania. We work to alleviate extreme rural poverty through refuge, education, agriculture and healthcare. We provide refuge to over 40 girls who have been living in poverty, abandoned or abused. We provide an affordable English Medium Education to nearly 400 students at our Joseph and Mary Primary and Secondary Schools. We have a farm that employs many from our neighboring village and feeds our staff, students and residential girls daily. We also seek to provide healthcare and healthcare education to our staff, students and neighboring village.

We currently employ over 70 East African citizens which we expect to grow as we open our new campus in a separate rural location, also in the Mwanza Region. We maintain a restaurant and lodge on our primary campus and are in the process of opening a VETA program to provide further education in the hotel and food management industry.

About the role:

We are currently hiring for a Campus Clinical Officer. This position will be full time and will be responsible for all healthcare related activities on our Kitongo campus. The Campus Medical Officer will also help develop and register the Kitongo campus's Healthcare Clinic.

Your responsibilities will include:

Healthcare Services

You will be responsible for the provision of all healthcare services for our residential girls, our Joseph and Mary students, and our Kitongo staff
You will help determine which services, tests, and treatment to provide in accordance with Tanzanian law and best practices
You will be responsible for making sure that our healthcare clinic is fully supplied by creating a weekly shopping list of supplies for the Campus Director
You will track all healthcare related data as requested by the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and help implement and update data collection systems
You will provide preventive, first-aid, testing, treatment, and emergency services to our Kitongo campus community and to our surrounding community as the clinic develops
You will lead our school and community health education programs in accordance with our monthly health themes
You will organize our world Malaria, AIDS, Mental Health, etc. days' celebrations
You will respond to emergency situations as needed
You will supervise the campus nurse and any visiting healthcare providers

You will work with the Mainsprings JBFC leadership team to develop an overall healthcare strategy for our Kitongo campus
You will be the primary person responsible for registering our healthcare program as a Dispensary, making sure all of our practices are done in accordance with the law, and ensuring that all necessary licenses are up to date
You will foster and maintain healthy relationships with the healthcare providers and authorities in our community, including the DMO and the local dispensary
You will utilize data from the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to continuously evaluate our services and improve them based on available data
Role Model and Other

You should implement and maintain a regular activity, club or project with the students to foster a strong relationship with our residential girls
You should act as a professional that our entire staff and student body can look up to
You should maintain the highest levels of trust, integrity, and honesty etc. at all times
You should be willing to perform other duties as assigned.
Who we are looking for:

You are a qualified, licensed Tanzanian AMO or CO
You have at least 3 years working experience in the healthcare setting
You are a competent medical professional capable of providing the highest level of care to our staff, students, and residential girls
You have excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
You have excellent Microsoft Office skills
You pay strong attention to detail and have the ability to proactively anticipate needs
You are able to handle pressure effectively and manage multiple tasks while keeping an upbeat attitude
You are able to work well with and adapt to diverse personalities and communication styles
You have strong administrative and organizational skills
You have a strong understanding of healthcare related laws and regulations in Tanzania
You are open minded and ready to work with and learn from medical professionals from around the world
You are able to complete tasks with minimal supervision and are solution-oriented
You have the cultural fit to work with the team at Mainsprings if:

You are passionate about community development and social change, and have a strong commitment to dealing with the challenges that come along with it.
Your mentality and experience align with Mainsprings' mission
You are value driven and you want to instill strong values in our community
You are flexible, able to go with the flow, and a good team player.
Why work with us?

We are a team of fun and dedicated individuals working together to improve the future of our students, staff and community as a whole. We strive to create a work environment that values personal and professional growth, all while having fun and changing lives.

Our team has a strong sense of ownership over the organization and everyone has a chance to contribute to the growth of the organization. If you enjoy building connections and seeing the long-term impact of your work, this job is for you.

Other information:

This position is full time, with some work in evenings and on weekends required
We will agree on a three-month probation period with learning and performance goals
Application deadline is 25th of June 2018
Start date July 2018
Please send CV and Cover Letter to
Mainsprings is seeking to hire a qualified candidate for the position of clinical officer or AMO.
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