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Pediatrician Job Opportunity

Full Time

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Baylor College of Pediatrics Foundation

BCMCF is a local non-governmental organization (NGO), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Baylor College of Medicine for Children – Tanzania (Baylor College of Medicine Tanzania) is a local non-governmental organization (NGO), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the Ministries of Health, Community Development, Gender, and Special Groups to improve the provision of HIV treatment and care to children and adolescents. We are committed to supporting the provision of high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment for exposed, infected and affected children and adolescents and their families in the Lake and Southern Highlands regions of Tanzania through the provision of services, strengthening the health system, training, and research. Baylor – Tanzania is seeking highly motivated and well-qualified individuals to join the growing program team for the following vacancies:

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Position: Pediatrician

Location: 1 after Mwanza,

Job Summary: Provide clinical care and supervise clinical staff in the provision of pediatric HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, malaria, and general childhood diseases and conditions to patients at the Mwanza Center of Excellence (COE) and supported health facilities in the Lake District.

Support medical, general health, and pediatric intern education on HIV/AIDS facilitate clinical sessions and intern extensions at the Center of Excellence, assist pediatric wards, assist morning briefings, magazine club, and other educational activities

Duties and responsibilities

Patient care at the Mwanza Center of Excellence and support to outreach teams.
Provide education for physicians and physicians-in-training on pediatric HIV and general childhood illnesses and conditions.
Provide technical assistance to healthcare providers in the prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment, and complications of pediatric HIV/AIDS within the Center of Excellence, as well as supported health outreach facilities.
Actively participate in the writing of proposals and scientific publications.
Provide leadership to junior staff as needed.
Drafting of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports
Other specific tasks were assigned.
qualifications and skills

Master of Medicine in Pediatrics or equivalent from a recognized and accredited medical school
Registered by the Tanganyika Medical Council as a Medical Practitioner of Excellence in General Pediatric Healthcare
Familiarity with general HIV care and treatment.
Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet software.
Knowledge of proposal and manuscript writing is an added bonus.
Application Method

If you are eligible and wish to join Baylor – Tanzania, please apply in confidence by submitting a letter of application, a detailed CV, relevant copies of your diplomas, and the names and contact information of three referees.

Applications should reach Baylor – Tanzania no later than 16th June 2020

Addressed to:

Executive Director

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania

P.0. Box 5208

Mwanza, Tanzania

E-mail your application letter, CV, and copies of certificates to

ONLY electronic applications will be accepted

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