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8 Sep 2023

Health Volunteer – Medical Doctor at CCBRT

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Job Description

Health Volunteer – Medical Doctor
Ref: 2023-26

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) aims to be the preferred provider of accessible specialized health services in Africa and serves – as healthcare social enterprise and through development programmes – the community and the most vulnerable. CCBRT is Tanzania’s largest local provider of disability and rehabilitation services in the country. We’re committed to empower people with disabilities and their families, improving their quality of life, and ensuring access to medical and rehabilitative treatment. We prevent lifelong disabilities wherever possible, and are therefore also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities including obstetric fistula repairs. Our Maternity and Newborn Wing serves as a referral centre for high risk and emergency deliveries in the region of Dar es Salaam and the Eastern Zone of Tanzania.

In order to strengthen our Clinical Division, we are looking

for a dynamic Medical Doctor interested in volunteering offering general practitioners’ services in support of prevention and early detection of disabilities.

The role

Examining and treating patients in both the outpatient and inpatient departments, which includes running scheduled clinics,  screening  of patients, admitting patients to the ward, prepare operation lists and update Senior Medical Doctors/Specialist on patients’ conditions due to be discharged.

While the main part of your job will take place in the said departments, there will be opportunities to do minor surgical procedures and assist senior surgeons during major operations as well as participating in outreach activities.

Furthermore, you will work in shifts whereby you rotate in on-call duties and therefore preparedness to work nights shifts as well as  weekends is an important aspect of the job.

This job opportunity is offered under a health volunteer contract and provides on-the-job learning opportunities.


The candidate

  • Holder of Doctor of Medicine (MD) from a recognized institution with successful completion of one year internship. (minimal GPA of 2.7 at undergraduate level)
  • 1 year of post-intern working experience with a reputable organisation
  • Registered with the Tanganyika Medical Council as medical doctor.
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (both English and Swahili)
  • Team-worker with client focus
  • A pro-active attitude and eagerness to work
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Method of Application

If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae with 2 references and a cover letter telling us why you believe you are the right person for the role.

CCBRT is an equal opportunities employer and encourages people with disabilities to apply. Please send your application via email to: [email protected]. Written assessments are part of the selection process.

Please indicate job reference number: 2023-26| DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22nd September 2023 (selection process is ongoing so assessment might commence upon receipt of suitable applications)

CCBRT does not request or accept money from applicants as part of it’s recruitment process

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