Job Opportunity at MUHAS, Nursing Officer

Job Opportunity at MUHAS, Nursing Officer

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, support health care, advocacy and training. The Sickle Cell Programme has an employment opportunity for highly motivated and results-driven individual.

Nursing Officer (1 POST) – DAR ES SALAAM 

Sickle Cell programme is looking for a qualified Individual to fill the post of Nursing Officer for a period of ONE year. The Nursing officer will report to Clinical Coordinator.


  • Attend departmental clinical meetings and presentations.
  • Understand study aims, fundamental design and outcome measures.
  • Identifying eligible patients from inpatient Paediatrics, Surgery, and Haematology.
  • Collaborate with Investigators to evaluate patients for potential clinical trial participation and eligibility.
  • Help research participants navigate the protocol and the hospital system.
  • Assists the principal investigator with the informed consent process, study monitoring, quality assurance, audits, and data management and analysis.
  • Recognize any abnormal vitals to the patients during study visits and take action.
  • Provide health education to patients.
  • Identify strategies for accomplishing requirements of the protocol.
  • Maintain study log books, files and review completed questionnaires for completeness.
  • Coordinating patients’ follow up and calling patients who are lost to follow up.
  • Schedule and attend regular study meetings to discuss progress and challenges with other members and gives ideas on how to improve systems of participant’s care and follow up.
  • Ensuring that nursing care follows ethical guidelines and nurse SOP.
  • Ensure that patients are asked for informed consent before enrolment into the study.
  • Submits safety data.
  • Shipping samples/slides as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor degree in Nursing
  • Good Clinical Skills
  • Time Management and Organizing Skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications.


This position will be on full time basis for ONE Year with annual review of performance. Applicants should send their CV’s, scanned copies of transcripts/certificates and a cover letter outlining their suitability as per the job description to: by 16:30 PM on Friday, 20th September 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

“Sickle Cell Programme is an equal opportunity employer”.

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