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Medical Officer In Charge Job Opportunity at ELCT

Medical Officer In Charge Job Opportunity at ELCT

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) is the federation of Lutheran churches in Tanzania and one of the largest Lutheran denomination in the world with more than 6 million members .

In 1938 , seven Lutheran churches founded a federation known as the Federation of Lutheran Churches in Tanganyika . On June 19 , 1963 , the churches merged to become a single church known as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania .

The church is led by a presiding bishop and twenty-five diocesan bishops , representing 25 dioceses , and has a membership of more than 6.5 million . The Head Office of the Church is in Arusha , where it has owned the New Safari Hotel since 1967 . The church is affiliated with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), the Christian Council of Tanzania , the Global Confessional and Missional Lutheran Forum , and the Lutheran World Federation .

The ELCT is an organization which reaches out to the people of Tanzania offering worship opportunities , Christian education , and numerous social services .


ELCT ND has a vacancy for a young Tanzanian to fill the position of Medical Officer in charge to our hospital . The Medical Officer in Charge shall be a Medical Doctor (MD) with a specialist qualification in the field of Medicine and not less than 3 years in a management position in the hospital . The office requires that she/he be a creative , physiologically stable , diplomatic , courageous , and tolerant person of high integrity . She/ he must be a mature person of at least 40 years of age with a pleasant personality , able to create team spirit among staff .


Will be responsible to provide leadership for the hospital
Will ensure that Christian principles , upon which ELCT is standing are observed at a hospital without discriminating against any faith or creed .
Will exercise discipline while at the same time giving management staff and other responsible staff sufficient authority and autonomy to be effective in their own duties appropriately .
Will maintain a good relationship with the Government , partners already related to ELCT and hospital and to develop new contact .
Will be responsible for the planning and implementation of new development , advising the Hospital Board on the professional aspect .
Will be responsible for soliciting , administrating and coordinating assistance(capital , operating funds , and personnel) for Hospital
Will perform any other duties that might be directed , from time to time , by the Hospital Board and from ELCT ND Officers .

Attractive salary with a fringe benefit
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Application attached with copies of relevant certificate and CVs
Applicants should give the names of three reputable referees with their address , telephone contact/ E-mail/ Fax numbers


General Secretary
ELCT Northern Diocese
P.O . BOX 195 , MOSHI
Email : generalsecretary@northerndioces.co.tz

Deadline : 27 September 2019