Good Neighbors Shinyanga Project Nurse 
Job Description
Job title: MCH Project Nurse
GNTZ, MCH Kishapu, Shinyanga

Salary grade

Working time
Full time, 8 hours per day
Authorized salary

Reports to
Managing Director and Project Medical Officer

Job summary
Support and supervise all nursing/midwifery related activities of the  MCH project
Job responsibilities
1.        To support and supervise all nursing and midwifery related activities in the health facilities such as recording patients’ medical information and measurements, examinations, procedures and deliveries.
2.        To support and supervise medical  related activities of the CHWs such as but not limited to outreaches and family health education
3.        To provide facility based of health education and counseling to the mothers and their families by instruction to individuals, families, and other groups on topics such as antenatal care, knowledge of pregnancy danger signs and appropriate actions to take and postnatal care
4.        To work with health care team members in the health facilities to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
5.        To work with health care team members in the facilities for clinical caring of patients by providing supportive care to the patients, drug dispensing, counseling, monitoring, recording  and reporting symptoms and changes in patients conditions and determine when appropriate actions such as referral should be taken
6.        To handle and take care of all equipment and drugs in the MCH project and health facilities  and prepare their weekly and monthly inventory and report
7.        To maintain weekly and monthly accurate, detailed reports and records for all the technical activities (facility based and CHWs related) performed and present in the weekly and monthly meetings
8.        To support other project activities  like advocacy campaign, workshop, training to carry out and accomplish the overall project goal
9.        To  observe general medical staff standards of practice
10.     To carry out additional related responsibilities and as assigned by the Project Medical Officer and the Managing Director
11.     To observe general medical staffs standards of practice

1.        Diploma in Nursing with experience in working in resource poor/field setting particularly managing maternal and/or child health conditions. Midwifery training is mandatory
2.        Additional training in community/public health will be added advantage
3.        Recommendable professional and work ethics and registered with Nursing Council of Tanganyika or any other recognized legal board
4.        Excellent communications skills with fluency in both written & spoken English and Kiswahili
5.        Possess excellent training, coaching and leadership/organizational skills
6.        Skills in data management with fluency in Word/Excel/ PowerPoint computer applications
7.        Team player, initiative taker, ability to work with minimal supervision, high degree of personal organization with good attention to detail and ability to work under pressure

Send CV and Copies of Certificate to  or  by 7th February 2016