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Radiologist at VSO Mtwara, Tanzania

- May 06, 2017


Mtwara, Tanzania

Mtwara Regional Health Management Team

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview
The volunteer will work in the Accelerated Care and Treatment for Mothers and Newborn (ACT) project which aims to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Lindi and Mtwara regions of Tanzania. The volunteer will work in close collaboration with the regional health management team (RHMT), Council heath Management Team (CHMT) and hospital management teams to train coach and mentor midwives and assistant medical officers working at the Reproductive and child health clinics on use of the portable ultrasound (Vscan). The volunteer will be responsible for on the job training, coaching and mentoring of the midwives in 7 district hospitals in Lindi and Mtwara region.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
Qualified medical professional, specialized in radiology. 
At least 3 years experience in the field. 
Facilitation and training skills 
Interest in learning Swahili

Allowance and accommodation 

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. 

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date

31 May 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be confirmed

Start date


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