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Medical Attendant I

Dodoma Christian Medical Center

Date Posted: Mar 31, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2017

Position Description:

Medical Attendant I

Job Code:


Posted On: 
Closing On:

Thursday, 30th March 2017 
Thursday, 6th April 2017






Mixed Shift


Ntyuka - Dodoma
Dodoma Christian Medical Center

Job Type:

Full Time


High School





Job Description:

Job reference number:DCMC-WW-07

Position:Medical Attendant I

Duty Station:DCMC, Dodoma

Reports to:Nursing Officer


Position Summary: The Incumbent will carry out non-medical duties such as moving and transporting patients, stocking supplies, and keeping wards tidy. S/he will perform routine support and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out general cleaning of the wards and its surroundings: Clean bathtub, toilet, sink, walls, mirrors, tiles, counters, and floor surfaces using cloths, mops, sponges, brushes, and/or cleaning agents by extending arms over head, bending and stooping
  • Strip and make beds, changing bed linens, which may require lifting bedspreads; dust all furniture, pictures, drawers, window ledges, and shelves thoroughly
  • Transport patients in wheelchairs or on movable beds around the hospital
  • Move medical equipment between wards, departments and theatres
  • Maintain stocks of clean clothing and linen for patents
  • Remove soiled clothing and linen items for cleaning
  • Lift and turn patients
  • Keep ward areas tidy throughout the shift
  • Accompany patients who are ready to be discharged to a waiting area
  • Transport diagnostic images, patient files and pharmacy items between wards and departments.
  • Adhere to cleaning procedures and instructions for use of cleaning agents.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Ordinary/Advanced secondary school certificate (CSEE)
  • At least three (3) years’ working Experience in related field

Application Instructions:

  • All Applicants are requested to follow the instructions provided. Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to disqualification of your application
  • The Job Descriptions for the advertised positions will be obtained in DCMCT website. (http://www.dcmct.or.tz/careers)
  • The job reference number should be clearly indicated on top of the envelope or e-mail Subject/headline
  • All applications containing letter of application, certified copies of your academic certificates and a detailed CV with at least three referees, should be through post or email (P O Box 658 Dodoma or E-mail: info@dcmct.or.tz).
  • Closing date and time: Thursday 6 th April 2017 at 16.30 hrs.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
  • No hand delivered applications will be processed for these positions All Applications should be in a self-addressed Envelope marked JOB APPLICATION (show Job reference number) to Director Dodoma Christian Medical Centre Trust P.O. Box 658 Dodoma


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