Medical Attendants at Maternity Africa
- Company: Maternity Africa
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Arusha & Moshi Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Tanzania
POSITION: MEDICAL ATTENDANTS
DUTY STATION: NGARAMTONI YA CHINI, ARUSHA
Maternity Africa is a local nonprofit organization in Tanzania, devoted to helping make child birth safe and treating obstetrical fistulas. We support local communities, provide information to keep mothers and babies healthy, as well as excellent medical care and training to ensure safer deliveries.
We are looking to appoint kind, compassionate and highly motivated individual to be part of a wonderful team of dedicated and caring staff whom together will create a safe and clinical excellence Maternity Centre. If you want to work in a dynamic and fulfilling team environment, then this job is for you! We offer continual learning supported by dedicated nurse educators who assist in the provision of training.
Duties and Responsibilities
Carry out general cleaning of the wards and its surrounding
Strip and make beds, changing bed linens, which may require lifting bedspreads; dust all furniture, pictures, drawers, window ledges, and shelves thoroughly
Transport patients in wheelchairs or on movable beds around the hospital
Move medical equipment between wards, departments and theatres
Maintain stocks of clean clothing and linen for patients
Remove soiled clothing and linen items for cleaning to the laundry
Lift and turn patients
Restocking the ward
Assist with taking samples and collecting results from the lab
Assist in giving patients bed baths or helping up to the bathroom
Assist with changing Chlorine water, soapy water and clean water in sluice room, for the disinfecting of instruments and keeping it tidy
Adhering to infection control procedures
Assist with Autoclaving of instruments
Assisting with Health Education for patients when appropriate
Complete data collection sheets as required
Perform any other related duties as required by the supervisor
Qualifications and Requirements
Holder of an Ordinary Secondary School (O-level) Certificate
Working experience in a similar role is Preferable.
Must have a Pre-Nursing Certificate from recognized institution.
Basic Medical Knowledge
Knowledge of Safety and Sanitation