Job Vacancy: Medical Equipment Engineer Grade II - TGHS D (Position 10)
Job Title: Medical Equipment Engineer Grade II - TGHS D (Position 10)
The job title "Mhandisi Vifaa Tiba Daraja la II" can be translated to English as "Medical Equipment Engineer Grade II." This position is typically found in the public sector in Tanzania and is responsible for maintaining and repairing medical equipment at the district level. The engineer is expected to have a degree in biomedical engineering or a related field, as well as be registered with the Tanzanian Engineers Registration Board.
The role involves carrying out technical repairs and maintenance of medical equipment, keeping records of maintenance work and spare parts, ordering spare parts and consumables, and preparing a budget for maintenance services. Additionally, the engineer will be responsible for ensuring the safety of medical equipment and providing technical support to medical staff.
This job requires strong technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. The engineer must be able to troubleshoot and solve technical problems, have good communication skills, and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Applicants must have completed and passed Form IV/VI/Higher Diploma and hold a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from a government-recognized institution and registered with the Tanzanian Engineers Board.
- Carry out repairs of medical equipment at the district level (Electronical Equipments).
- Maintain technical records of repairs and maintenance of medical equipment.
- Repair protective gear for medical equipment.
- Order spare parts for medical equipment.
- Prepare a budget for maintenance services of medical equipment at the district level.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor related to their education, experience, and skills.
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.