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7 Sep 2023

Specialist in General Surgery at CCBRT

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Job Description

Specialist in General Surgery
Ref: 2023-24

The story

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 in the community and the most vulnerable. Committed to preventing lifelong disabilities wherever possible, CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities including obstetric fistula repairs. Its 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.

For expansion and strengthening our surgical services, we are looking for  dynamic and committed General Surgeon to join our team.

The role

As a Specialist in General Surgery, you examine patients, obtain medical history, and perform a wide range of tests during OPD consultations and ward rounds; You assess (pre/post-) surgical requirements. You provide general and specialized surgical services and supervise the junior members of the surgical team You implement the standards of care and ensure high quality of care. You educate patients about disease prevention and detection and post-surgical care. You collaborate with colleagues to plan treatment, surgical interventions and post-surgical care.


As part of the team you perform all administrative duties required in relation to the provision of surgical services. You take part in shift work, on call duties as required. You provide training and participate in CCBRT training programme for employees.


The candidate

  • MD with a Master’s Degree in General Surgery or one of the general surgical specialties from a recognized institution.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in outpatient, in-patient and surgical interventions.
  • Registered with the respective professional council of Tanganyika and in possession of a valid license to practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Kiswahili and English.
  • Excellent patient management and interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Computer literate.


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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]. Shortlisted candidates will undergo an interview as well as an additional assessment.

Please indicate job reference number: 2023-24| DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15th September 2023

(selection process is ongoing so assessment might commence upon receipt of suitable applications)

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