Seeking a Medical Officer in Charge (MOI) for Kashambya Hospital, a 30-bed hospital slated to open in late August of 2021 in the village of Gera, in Bokoba, Tanzania. Healthcare services provided by the hospital will focus on maternal child health, internal medicine, and life saving surgery. Opportunity to travel abroad and enhance learning skills.
Dr. Mary Banda, a US physician who was born in Tanzania, has dedicated two decades to offering bi-annual trips to provide healthcare. Her dream, now becoming a reality, is to offer a sustainable healthcare solution to the community and to ultimately be a catalyst toward increased prosperity in the surrounding villages.
Medical Officer in Charge (MOI) will lead the hospital day–to–day operations and partner with Dr. Banda on strategic matters. Dr. Banda ‘s vision includes offering a patient experience, which focuses on wellness education and treats every patient with dignity and respect.
We are looking for highly organized candidates with experience in both medical and management roles. A Medical Officer in Charge (MOI) is responsible for managing hospital budgets, recruiting and training healthcare staff, ensuring that all staff adhere to safety standards, and delivering the highest quality of medical care.
A Medical Officer in Charge (MOI) is expected to act as a mentor to their physicians and medical staff, requiring good leadership qualities, patience, and confidence. A Chief Medical Officer will assume responsibility for the faults of their subordinates.
Chief Medical Officer Responsibilities:
• Balancing the duties of a physician with that of an administrator.
• Ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of medical care.
• Being responsible for the performance of physicians under your supervision.
• Ensuring that all healthcare regulations and safety standards are met.
• Keeping staff updated on new healthcare regulations.
• Finding ways to improve clinical services.
• Liaising between the administration and medical staff.
• Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer or Board of Directors.
• Recruiting and mentoring physicians.
• Developing and managing a hospital budget.
Chief Medical Officer Requirements:
• Medical degree.
• Master of Health Administration (MHA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) advantageous.
• Valid medical license.
• 2+ years clinical experience and management experience desirable
• Clinical risk management experience.
• Good organizational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills.
Thank you for all your support!
Together we have now secured 70% of our supplies and equipment needed for the opening of Kashambya Hospital. We need your help in obtaining the remainder via monetary or equipment donations.
Here are items we still need at the hospital:
• Adult and Pediatric NG tubes
• Automated external defibrillator (AED)
• Blankets • Carbon dioxide detectors (eg Easy cap)
• Commercial washer and dryer
• Endotracheal tubes
• Gas stove
• Interosseous kit with drill
• IV tubing and kits
• Lawn mower
• Non-rebreather masks
• Oral and nasal airway
• Otoscope and ophthalmoscope
• Power wash
• Pulse oximetry
• Suction catheters (eg Yankauer)
• Sutures and removal kits
• White Bedsheets and pillow cases
• X-ray viewing box
Thank you for your help!
Thank you and God bless you for your heartfelt support of Jambo Tanzania.
As of today, we have…
• Raised $40,093 for supplies and equipment.
• Solidified our partnership with MedShare.
• Actively researched medicine supply resources.
Because of you, we believe we can achieve our goal of opening this summer!
Thank you so much, and please share our GoFundMe Link:
Jambo Tanzania, Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with MedShare, who has a long history of providing medical supplies to places around the world. With your donations, once we raise approximately $40,000 it will enable us to get an incredible $250,000 worth of medical supplies, and will help us open Kashambya Hospital NOW.
We are currently raising funds on GoFundMe, PayPal on our website and collecting checks and have raised $16,504.00 of our $100,000 goal as of today, Nov 15, 2020.
The need to finish our fundraiser is very urgent now, with funds immediately going to MedShare. Please donate what you can and share our GoFundMe everywhere to make this happen. Our website: https://www.jambotanzania.org and our GoFundMe: https://gf.me/u/y44yc3.
- Dr. Mary Banda
Jambo Tanzania, Inc is a charitable organization that has committed 20+ years of service to the residents of Kagera in Tanzania, Africa, where we are in the process of establishing a 24-hour healthcare center and are ready to open the doors Summer of 2021.
In the past, residents have had to wait up to 2 years to receive medical attention, provided by Jambo Tanzania, Inc's short humanitarian trips. With the opening of Kashambya Hospital we will be able to provide year round care.
Dr. Mary Banda is Founder and Chairman of Jambo Tanzania, Inc., born and raised in Kagera, Tanzania. She is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician with over 25 years of experience as a Hospitalist and Clinical Professor/ Mercy Medical Center and Harrington Hospital and the first black female physician to pioneer the first Hospitalist program in the U.S.
Join us in raising funds for equipment, supplies and medication.
GoFundMe link here:
Dr. Mary Banda from Western Massachusetts, originally from Tanzania, is raising money to benefit Jambo Tanzania Inc, and any donation will help make a BIG impact. She anticipates opening the Hospital July 2021.The fundraising is for equipment, supplies and medication.
This campaign is run by Dr. Mary C Banda, MD,FACP is a Western Massachusetts physician board certified in Internal medicine with over 28 years as a Hospitalist and also President and founder of Jambo Tanzania, Inc a 501C nonprofit organization.
Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me, and for sharing. More information about Jambo Tanzania Inc at https://www.jambotanzania.org
Donation delivery: The president and founder of Jambo Tanzania is responsible and the recipient of money donated is Kashambya Hospital in Bukoba, Tanzania. Jambo Tanzania is a 501C with an account where all the funds will be delivered and guided by the Board of directors. Most supplies will be obtained in US. We have on the ground contact in Tanzania who is our project manager named Rahym Kabyemela.
In Memory of Jay Caron.