Volunteer Clinical Officer (1 Post)

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
  • Sat - 12th Aug 2017
  • 2 - 3 Years
  • As per Industry Standards
  • Dar Es Salaam
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Fri - 18th Aug 2017
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Sickle cell Programme is a research programme in the Department of Haematology and 
Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The programme conducts biomedical research, supports health care, Advocacy and training. The Sickle cell Programme is currently having a volunteer position for highly motivated and result driven individual interested in working in the health sector.


  • Maintain study logbooks, files and review completed case report forms.
  • Supervision and assistance of the records officer, nursing, phlebotomist and laboratory staff during clinical surveillance.
  • Participate in clinical surveillance of on-going research project which involves filling in case report forms with clinical and laboratory information, specimen collection and storage.
  • Continually reviews and monitors staff performance with regard to the quality of data collection, patient care, and adherence to regulations (both ethical and bureaucratic) that the investigators have formally committed themselves to uphold.
  • Giving daily and weekly feedback to Clinical Coordinator, and writing report on progress and barriers.
  • Ensure High data integrity
  • Attends regular study meetings to discuss progress and problems with other members and gives ideas on how to improve systems of data collection, participant’s care and follow-up.
  • To carry out all other duties as assigned by the Clinical Coordinator


  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  •  Strong computer Knowledge in statistical packages and Microsoft office
  • At least 2 years of working experience in clinical research or related field
  • Good work ethics and a desire to make a difference
  • Goal driven with strong attitude and commitment towards clinical research work particularly in Sickle Cell Disease.
  • Prioritizing of tasks and good time management
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Flexibility and ability to work within a multi- cultural environment

This position will be on full time basis. Applicants should send their CV’s, scanned copies of transcripts/certificates and a cover letter outlining their suitability as per the job description to: scpjobs@blood.ac.tz or address it to: Principal Investigator, Sickle cell Programme, P. O. Box 65001, Dar Es Salaam by 16:30 PM on Friday, 18th August, 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. “Sickle Cell Programme is an equal opportunity employer”.

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