Friday, 10 September 2021

Nafasi Za Kazi Mbalimbali 10 Ifakara Health Institute Dar es salaam

Position: Field Dispenser (6 posts)
Reports To: Field Supervisor / Study Coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: September 23rd 2021

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research or
ganization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for qualified and experienced individuals to take the position of Field Dispenser in the ANTICOV project. The Field Dispenser will perform field activities and home follow up of participants at areas surrounding Amana, Mwananyamala or Temeke regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Administer Investigational product to study volunteers at
    Conduct follow up of participants in the community to assess their wellbeing after administration of Investigational product.
    Guide participants through the consenting process and study procedures and consent study
    Ensure enrolled participants return to the health facility for scheduled follow-up visits and follow up with participants who do not
    Ensure study participants are reimbursed as per the protocol
    Communicate with the field Supervisor on any issues from the
    Attend study field briefs and share progress of work with the rest of the
    Work closely with the study clinicians at the health
    Be responsible for the study supplies and equipment’s while in the
    Communicate with other study staff regularly at scheduled meeting and active participation in all
    Adhere to the ICH Guidelines of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines at all times during the
    Assist in processing and maintaining documents and scheduling
    Perform any other duties assigned by the Superviser
 
Qualification and Experience
    Ordinary or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form Four or Six graduate)
    Experience in collecting blood samples will be added
    Having worked in a research

Skills and Competencies
    Good English and Swahili, both spoken and
    Must be able to write brief reports and keep
    Must be computer literate.
    Must be a team player.
    Able to ride a
    Adhere to Ifakara core values (transparency, accountability, respect, integrity and initiative).

Remuneration
    An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.




Position: Field Supervisor (1 post)
Reports To: Project Leader / Study Coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: September 23rd 2021

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Field Supervisor to fill a vacant position in the ANTICOV project. The Supervisor will perform field supervision at areas surrounding the reginal referral hospitals of Amana, Mwananyamala or Temeke in Dar es Salaam.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Supervise field dispensers and to ensure they perform their work per protocol and per SOPs.
    Conduct follow up of participants in the community to assess their wellbeing after administration of Investigational product.
    Document accurately and completely the follow up of participants.
    Responsible for guiding participants through the consenting process and study procedures and consent study
    Ensure enrolled participants return to the health facility for scheduled follow-up visits and follow up with participants who do not
    Ensure study participants are reimbursed as per the protocol
    Work closely with Study Administrator to ensure the field requirements are ordered, purchased and received on
    Work closely with the Transport Unit to ensure availability and maintenance of cars and
    Communicate with the Study Coordinator/ Project Leader on any issues/concerns from the
    Attend study field briefs and share progress of work with the rest of the
    Work closely with the study clinicians at the health facilities.
    Must be flexible to work during weekends / public
    Be responsible for the study supplies and equipment’s while in the
    Communicate with other study staff regularly at scheduled meeting and active participation in all
    Adhere to the ICH Guidelines of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines at all times during the
    Assist in processing and maintaining documents and scheduling
    Perform any other duties assigned by the

Qualification and Experience

    Ordinary or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (Form Four or Six graduates)
    Having worked in a research

Skills and Competencies
    Good English and Swahili, both spoken and
    Must be able to write brief reports and keep
    Must be computer
    Must be a team player.
    Good interpersonal
    Hard
    Ability to ride a motorcycle will be added
    Adhere to Ifakara core values (transparency, accountability, respect, integrity and initiative).

Remuneration
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.




Position: Nurse (1 post)
Reports To: Lead Clinician / Study Coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: September 23rd 2021

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Nurse to fill a vacant position in the ANTICOV project. The Nurse will work at one of the regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam, namely: Temeke, Amana or Mwananyamala where Ifakara is conducting the project. The Nurse will play a key role in the provision of research nursing services, day to day planning and execution of clinical study activities, and to act as a team player for a clinical study team consisting of research nurses and study physicians.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Educate volunteers on the study by using approved study information
    Obtain informed consent from the study participants or their parents/guardians.
    Performs and document vital sign and anthropometry
    Collect and label blood, urine and other specimens from study participants for analyses as described in the protocol or as requested by study
    Assist senior study nurse in developing work flow procedures and duty roster during clinical trial
    Participate and contribute in the design of data collection tools such as source documents and case report forms
    Administer Investigational Product (IP) and non-IP medications and procedures under the guidance of study clinician, assist in resolving problems relating to volunteer care and acts as a volunteer
    Give counsel to volunteers with respect to medical conditions and provides appropriate guidance related to research activities, Collect and document data as defined in the study
    Assess patient needs in order to diagnose, plan and implement appropriate nursing care for participants in clinical trials in accordance to the treatment
    Track vital signs and carry out regular checks on the patient’s
    Monitor treatment plans, evaluate and advice/ make appropriate recommendations to the Medical Officer or relevant officer as required,
    Generate and draft nursing reports as may be required from time to
    Ensure all study participants are aware of their rights and have signed consent
    Maintain relevant medical records on participants, treatment as may be required.
    Performs other duties as assigned by

Qualification and Experience
    At least diploma in Nursing and Midwife, must be
    Proven experience of working in a health facility
    Experience of applying computer programs, particularly Microsoft Office

Skills and Competencies
    Proficient IV and phlebotomy
    Excellent diagnostic skills, Fine manual dexterity for repetitive
    Attentive to detail with strong follow through
    Proactive and confident with strong ethics, Ability to multi task and meet
    Able and willing to take and follow instruction and to
    Ability to work with minimal supervision, Strong organizational skills and Hard
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
    Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, punctual and high
    Well groomed; neat and clean
    Excellent customer service and communication skills and Able to work flexible hours including
    Adhere to Ifakara core values (transparency, accountability, respect, integrity and initiative).

Remuneration
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.



Position: Research Officer (1 post)
Reports To: Project Leader / Study Coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: September 23rd 2021

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

 Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Medical Doctor to fill a vacant position of Research Officer in the ANTICOV project. The Research Officer will join our research teams at one of the following regional referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam: Temeke, Amana or Mwananyamala.

 Duties and Responsibilities
    Prepare the site that has the standard facilities and qualified staff for the Clinical Trial.
    Ensure site meet standard required before conduct of study (Submission of documents completion of check list (updating) and responding to question addressed in collaboration with sponsor /designee.
    Participate in the development of study standard operating procedure and study
    Recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and
    Ensure the documentation of follow up of adverse events, Serious Adverse Events until
    Respond and resolve all queries related to the study
    Ensure that protocol, standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the
    Ensure that all ethical concerns in the protocols approved by the review board are duly followed in the
    Work in professional and ethical manner accountability and
    Attend community sensitization meeting to recruit study
    To write, present and publish research
    To train GCP and SOPs to other junior
    Carry out additional duties as assigned by Project

Qualification and Experience
    Degree in medicine with experience working in clinical

Skills and Competencies
    Leadership and management Skills to run meeting and conflict resolution (effective in decision
    Interpersonal skills to minimize conflict and performance review/
    Hard
    Communication writing and
    Adhere to Ifakara core values (transparency, accountability, respect, integrity and initiative).

Remuneration
    An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.



Position: Nurse (1 post)
Reports To: Study Coordinator

Work Station: Dar es Salaam

Apply By: September 23rd 2021

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Nurse to fill a vacant position in the Digital Cough Monitoring Study (DCMS). The ideal candidate is expected to support the project in the screening and diagnosis of Pulmonary TB as well as the clinical follow-up and prediction of treatment outcomes among confirmed Pulmonary TB cases in resource-limited settings.

 Duties and Responsibilities
    Instruct study participants on how the collection of cough sounds is performed using the Hyfe research application on a
    Assist in instructing participants procedures for baseline and longitudinal recording of cough sounds using mobile
    Assist in keeping proper records and source documents at the research site.
    Educate volunteers on the study by using approved study information
    Obtain informed consent from potential study
    Collect, label, and arrange sample transfer (sputum, blood) to the diagnostic laboratory for
    Keep tracking procedures and schedule of appointments for participants using mobile call and SMS reminders and adherence to routine TB services at a regional referral hospital.
    Maintain the log for study-issued phones, chargers and armbands or necklace bags for carrying mobile
    Assist with data entry (case report forms) using Tablet with REDCap mobile
    Ensure workplace preventive measures for COVID-19 are strictly adhered to by all members of the research
    Performs other duties as assigned by

Qualification and Experience
    Must be Tanzanian with a Certificate in Nursing and
    Experience of conducting clinical trials and working in
    Knowledge of GCP will be added advantage.
    Previous experience of using electronic devices for data capture is an advantage

Skills and Competencies
    Good customer care and patient management
    Good organizational, interpersonal and communication
    Ability to work independently, and
    Ability to use simple computer applications.

Remuneration
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

Mode of Application
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday September 23rd 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: NURSE – DCMS. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Human Resources Manager
IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: recruitment@ihi.or.tz

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