6 Feb 2024

Medical Specialist II (General Surgeon) 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:


4.1. Job Summary

The incumbent will perform operations involving the endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, liver, colon, and other major parts of the human body. S/he will be responsible for examining patients, diagnosing, and recommending the best course of action. S/he will perform procedures including appendix or gallbladder removals, colonoscopies, thyroidectomies, and bariatric surgeries.

4.2. Duties and Responsibilities

To attend in and out patients;
To examine patients and making diagnoses to determine the need for surgery.
To perform surgical procedures to prevent or correct injury, disease, deformities and patient function while adhering to regulatory and ethical protocols
To prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatment and procedures
To ensure sterility in the operating room, and all equipment and instruments
To oversee all treatment prior to and post-surgery, and identify associated risks
To attend emergency medical duties;
To carry out specialized investigations of admitted patients;
To ensure that prescribed instructions are carried out;
To conduct specialized operations of his specialized field of study;
To conduct on the job training to the junior staff;
To carry out service and participating in major ward rounds;
To supervise medical students and interns in clinical duties;
To participate fully in morning clinical sessions and patient presentation;
To conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques in order to improve procedures and surgery

To conduct outreach programs; and
To perform any other related duty assigned by the Supervisor.

4.3. Qualification and experience

Holder of Master of Medicine Degree (M.Med) in General Surgery
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 General Surgeon 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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