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Job Opportunity at Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute, Assistant Nursing Officer



Assistant Nursing Officer  



Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) is an autonomous institute established through an Act of parliament No 7 of 1996 with the main objective of providing service in the fields of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Neurosurgery. Also to offer training and research on how to provide best services to Tanzanians. The current hospital bed capacity is 340 beds including 64 beds in private rooms (executive rooms), 9 state of the art operating theaters, 32 ICU beds enrolling under Public- private-mix policy.

Muhimbili Orthopaedic institute (MOI) invites applications from suitably qualified and interested Tanzanians to work in the institute in the below positions:

Job Title: Assistant Nursing Officer

Reference No. MOI/ANO/1210/2-18

Reports to: Director of Nursing Services

Job Summary:

Taking general nursing care of patients, administering drugs and other treatments as prescribed by medical doctors and adhering to the rules and regulations of Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA).

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Taking general nursing care of patients;
  • Collecting essential medical data;
  • Educating patients on their health problems;
  • Adhering to the rules and regulations of Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA);
  • Administering drugs and other treatments as prescribed by medical doctors;
  • Giving health education to patients and their relatives;
  • Conducting ward rounds;
  • Counseling patients.

Qualifications and Experience:

Holder of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Institution. Must be registered by the Tanzania Nurses and Midwifery Council.


At least 3 years of proven record of successful work experience in Nursing Services.


Attractive remuneration package will be provided.

Mode of Application:

Application should be submitted in confidence including CVs, 3 referees, and copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and contact telephone numbers.

Applications should reach the Executive Director within 2 weeks from the date of this advertisement through the following address:

The Executive Director,

Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI),

P.O. Box 65474,



Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview;

Applicants are warned not to make phone calls, physical or e-mail enquiries other than applying through the hand deliver and postal address provided. Any such breach will result in immediate disqualification.

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