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Job Vacancy: Doctor Specialist Grade II -30 positions

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Doctor Specialist Grade II -30 positions 

The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children in Tanzania has announced job vacancies for the position of Doctor Specialist Grade II at Tanzania German Hospital Dar es Salaam. There are 30 positions available for qualified and experienced medical practitioners to work in the hospital and contribute to the provision of quality healthcare services to the public.

To be eligible for the position, applicants must have completed and passed Form IV or VI or hold a diploma in their field of specialization. They must also have a Masters or PhD in Medicine or Dentistry in their respective areas of expertise, obtained from recognized universities. Additionally, all applicants must be registered with the Medical Council of Tanganyika.

The successful candidates will be responsible for a range of medical duties, including but not limited to diagnosing and treating patients, supervising and training junior staff, participating in research and development of healthcare policies and strategies, and providing medical legal services. They will also be required to teach at health training institutions and participate in community outreach programs aimed at promoting health awareness and disease prevention.

How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit their applications through the Ministry of Health’s online job application system available on the website The deadline for submission of applications is May 4th, 2023, at 5:59 pm. 

Applicants must ensure that they have attached all required documents, including a copy of their birth certificate, academic transcripts, registration and valid license, internship certificate, and a recent passport size photo. In case of any name discrepancies, applicants are advised to provide a sworn affidavit from the Registrar of Oaths and register it with the Ministry of Lands and Housing.

 Instructions for applicants:

i. Applicants who will be selected will be assigned to work in areas with a severe shortage of health professionals, and there will be no changing of stations once they have been appointed. The areas are as follows: Regional Referral Hospitals in (1) Kigoma; (2) Katavi; (3) Sumbawanga; (4) Songwe; (5) Njombe; (6) Ruvuma; (7) Mtwara; (8) Lindi; (9) Simiyu; (10) Geita; (11) Shinyanga; (12) Tabora; (13) Singida; (14) Manyara; and (15) Mara; Zonal Hospitals, Chato and Mtwara Hospitals for Infectious Diseases, and Health Training Institutions. Therefore, applicants should be prepared to be assigned to the areas specified above.

ii. Applicants who are not willing to go to the above-mentioned areas are advised not to apply.

iii. Students currently studying are not allowed to apply for these job positions.

iv. The applicant should choose three (3) areas that they would prefer to be assigned to if selected.

v. An applicant who intends to go and teach in Health Training Institutions should specify that in their application letter.

vi. Copies of all certificates must be certified by the Court or a Lawyer.

vii. Applicants who volunteer in various Regional/Zonal Referral Hospitals should be provided with a letter from the Medical Officer in Charge of the respective hospital to confirm their volunteering.

viii. Applicants with disabilities and the qualifications specified in this announcement should also apply through the system. In addition, their applications should indicate the type of disability they have and attach a photo and a doctor’s confirmation from a government hospital.

ix. Applications submitted by post or brought directly to the Ministry of Health will not be considered. Applicants should also be aware that once they have been assigned to a station, they are not allowed to move or change stations for a period of not less than five years.

b. General qualifications for an applicant:

i. Must be a Tanzanian citizen.

ii. Must be between 18 and 45 years of age.

iii. Must not be an employee of the government or an employee of religious organizations’ hospitals whose salary is paid by the government.

iv. An applicant who has previously worked in the government and has a cheque number must follow the procedure for requesting permission to return to public service and continue to use the Cheque Number after leaving employment as stipulated in Circular No. CCB.228/271/01 dated August 7, 2012.

v. The applicant must have the qualifications and expertise according to the Service Development Circular No. 1 of 2009 for the cadres under the Ministry of Health as specified above.


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