6 Feb 2024

Assistant Nursing Officer x10 at DCMC Hospital

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Job Description



The mission of DCMC Trust is to provide accessible and sustainable quality health care through a Tanzanian comprehensive health system which encompasses community-based prevention and primary, secondary and selected specialized and super-specialized care.

DCMC Hospital is a Christian Health Ministry owned by the Registered Trustees of Dodoma Christian Medical Center Trust (DCMCT) located at Imagi Hill, Ntyuka Dodoma. Since its establishment it has served thousands of patients as a multispecialty hospital offering quality health care for the people of Central Tanzania and in collaboration with other stake holders and in line with the Government policies.

DCMC Trust is an equal opportunity employer offering stable and professional working environment with competitive remuneration and benefits.

DCMC Hospital invites qualified Tanzanians to fill in the following vacant positions:


10.1. Job summary:

The incumbent will be responsible for the provision of quality and compassionate health care in order to restore patients’ optimum health. The incumbent will perform general nursing care of patients, administering drugs and other treatments as prescribed by medical doctors’

10.2. Duties and responsibilities
To assess patients’ conditions and identify their needs;
To ensure treatments are carried out as prescribed and observe any side effects;
To follow hospital policy in respect of custody and administration of all drugs
To maintain personal contact with patients, their relatives and visitors to enhance the patient’s quality of life, and the good standing of the hospital
To ensure the safe care and custody of patient’s property in accordance with the hospital policy
To ensure that Health and Safety of the clients are maintained at work by abiding to the Infection prevention and control principles

To maintain a professional friendly atmosphere and create a dignified environment;
Ensure adherence to standard operating procedure and DCMCT business process
To assist Medical Doctors and senior nurses in their day-to-day activities
To follow professional instructions from doctors in relations to patient care at the Hospital
To assist in maintaining the medicines and the medical instruments of the hospital
To assist in preparation of the emergency kit and ensure that it is sufficiently equipped all the time ready for use
To initiatee requisition for medicines and other medical supplies.
To ensure that accurate nursing records are maintained in accordance with agreed policy.
To deliver quality nursing services to patients and assist subordinate staff to deliver the same using appropriate nursing process.
To provide health education and counselling to patients and staff.
To assess patient’s condition, plan, implement, document and evaluate individualized care.
To collect and analyse health statistics and provide appropriate recommendations.
To maintain personal contact with patients, their relatives and visitors to enhance the patient’s quality of life, and the good standing of the hospital
To keep and maintain up-to date inventory and report any loss or damage at the work place promptly.
To demonstrate an attitude of faithfulness, love and compassion in the course of fulfilling the call to care and comfort the patients;
Perform any other duties relevant to the scope of work, duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
10.3. Qualifications, experience and competences:

Holder of Diploma in Nursing from a recognised Institution
Full Registration by the Nursing and Midwives Council.
Must have a Valid practicing license
Must have Computer skills
Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required.


Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact postal address, email address, and reachable telephone numbers.
Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this advertisement.
The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter/email and marked on the envelope
Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates/ transcripts as follows:
Postgraduate Degree, First Degree/Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
Computer Certificates where applicable.
Professional Certificates/Licenses from respective boards where applicable.
One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
Applicants should indicate three reputable work-related referees with their reliable contacts.
Only shortlisted candidates will be informed the date of the interview

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Method of Application

Application letters should be POSTED or HAND DELIVERED to the Following address on or before 04.00 p.m. on 15 February 2024 (i.e., Deadline for receiving applications)


DCMC Hospital

Imagi Hill, Ntyuka P O Box 658


Those using e-mail should submit their applications to [email protected]

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