Job Opportunity at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Pediatrician


Full Time

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

BCMCF is a Local Non- Government Organization (NGO), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania (Baylor Tanzania) is a Local Non- Government Organization (NGO), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the Ministries of Health and Community Development, Gender and special groups to improve provision of pediatric and adolescent HIV treatment and care. We are dedicated to supporting the provision of high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment to exposed and infected children, adolescents and their families in the Lake and Southern Highlands Zones of Tanzania through service delivery, health systems strengthening training and research. Baylor – Tanzania is looking for highly motivated, well-qualified individual to join its growing program team in the following vacant positions:

Post: Pediatrician

Location: 1 post -Mwanza,

Position Summary: To provide clinical care and supervision of clinical staff in the provision of comprehensive family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, malaria, and general childhood diseases and conditions to patients at the Mwanza Centre of Excellence(COE)and supported health facilities in the Lake Zone.

Support education of medical and health trainees in general and HIV/AIDS specific pediatric medicine, facilitating clinical rotations and attachments of trainees at the COE, attending on pediatric wards, attending morning report, journal club and other educational activities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attending to patients at Mwanza COE and support outreach teams.
  • Providing education to medical and health trainees regarding pediatric HIV and general childhood conditions and diseases
  • Providing technical assistance to health care providers in pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, diagnosis, care, treatment and complications both within the COE as well as in supported outreach health facilities.
  • Participate actively in proposal writing and scientific publications
  • Provide leadership to Junior staff as required
  • Writing quarterly, semiannual and annual reports
  • Other specific tasks as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Masters of Medicine in Pediatrics or the equivalent from a recognized and accredited medical school
  • Registered by the Tanganyika Medical Council as a Medical Specialist Excellence in general pediatric medical care
  • Familiarity with general HIV care and treatment
  • Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer programs
  • Knowledge of proposal and manuscript writing are added advantages

Mode of Application

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

Application should reach Baylor – Tanzania not 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