6 Feb 2024

Medical Specialist II (Anesthesiologist) 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:

MEDICAL SPECIALIST II (Anesthesiologist) – 1 Position

7.1. Job Summary
The incumbent is responsible for monitoring patient comfort before, during, and after surgical or medical procedures through the administration of anaesthesia and other medications.

7.2. Duties and responsibilities:

To examine patients to ensure they are prepared for surgery
To monitor vital signs during surgery
To manage medical problems if they occur during surgery
To discuss risks and benefits of anesthesia with the patient and their families.
To consult with surgeons and doctors to ascertain the length of surgery and how long a patient needs to be under anesthesia.
To consult with patients pre- and post-anesthesia.
To put patients under anesthesia and monitor their vital signs during and after anesthesia.
To use intravenous, local, caudal or spinal methods to administer sedation or pain medications during surgical and other medical procedures
To supervise patients and monitor their pain medications before, during and after surgery; offset adverse complications or reactions; record amount and type of anaesthesia as well as the patients’ conditions throughout procedures
To determine risk during medical procedures by taking medical histories, examining patients and ordering diagnostic procedures like x-rays and laboratory tests; discuss with other healthcare professionals about the method and type of anaesthetic to make patients numb to pain
To provide and sustain airway management and life support during emergency surgery
To monitor patients’ post-surgery and determine when they are stabilized enough to move to another room or go home
To manage anesthesiologic services and coordinate with other professionals to formulate procedures and plans; direct the duties of medical technicians, nurses and other healthcare support staff
To educate patients and families on post-procedure care and possible complications; instruct on different ways to prevent disease and improve health

7.3. Qualification and experience

Holder of Master of Medicine Degree (M.Med) in Anaesthesiology

Must be registered with the Medical Council of Tanganyika.
Must be a holder of a Doctor of Medicine Degree.
Must have a valid practicing license
At least two (2) years working experience as a medical doctor
Two (2) years of working experience as a Medical Specialist in Anaesthesiology in a related field in busy and reputable institution


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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