Employment Opportunities: 14 Clinical Tracker Positions at HJFMRI in Mbeya

Table of ContentEmployment Opportunities: 14 Clinical Tracker Positions at HJFMRI in Mbeya
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Employment Opportunities: 14 Clinical Tracker Positions at HJFMRI in Mbeya


Join us in our mission to strengthen and institutionalize monitoring and evaluation systems within the SHL (Southern Highlands) region for efficient and effective mobilization of resources to combat HIV and AIDS.


HJF Medical Research International, Inc. Tanzania (HJFMRI-T) is a collaborative initiative that supports PEPFAR-funded HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment activities in the Southern Highlands and within the Tanzania People’s Defense Forces (TPDF) at 21 facilities. HJFMRI-T, a local non-profit, has been dedicated to these efforts since 2004 through the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) as a Donor. Our PEPFAR activities are conducted in close partnership with the Tanzania Ministry of Health and the President’s Office of the Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) through the Regional Administrative Secretary.

Our Mission:

HJFMRI-T strives to provide care and treatment to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS, actively engaging in HIV and AIDS programming by offering resources, personnel, and services in the Southern Highlands Zone regions, specifically in Mbeya, Rukwa, Katavi, Songwe, and Ruvuma (VMMC Only). We also support TPDF in implementing a comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment program across 21 Military sites throughout the country.

Recruitment Procedures:

All potential staff supported by HJFMRI partners, including those applying for various positions, follow the standard recruitment procedures established by the Government of Tanzania. These procedures include advertising and interviews, except for lay carders such as Expert Clients and Mom to Mom, who undergo a distinct procedure set by the Ministry of Health.

Job Details:

  • Job Title: Clinical Tracker (14 Positions)
  • Reporting to: CTC In-charge and HJFMRI Lead
  • Terms of Employment: One-year contract
  • Salary: TGHS A

Position Overview:

Under the direct supervision of the CTC In-charge, the Clinical Tracker primarily oversees the lay staff responsible for appointment reminders, tracking missed appointments, and locating clients who have interrupted their treatment. The role also involves organizing the tracking of index contacts by lay staff and the provision of testing services. This collective effort aims to identify clients living with HIV, link them to care, and ensure their retention in care and treatment services within respective facilities in the supported districts. The incumbent will ensure that HIV and AIDS services are aligned with the protocol and HIV management guidelines for Tanzania. To fulfill their role effectively, Clinical Trackers will be stationed at the facility assigned by the district authority/partner and maintain meticulous documentation using appropriate reporting tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify clients who have missed their clinic appointments and conduct timely telephone tracking.
  • Prepare and share a list of clients who were reachable by phone and those without telephones with CBHSP/peers/community trackers.
  • Facilitate the entry of tracking outcomes into the CTC2 card and database in collaboration with clinicians, counselors, and data officers.
  • Conduct weekly reviews and ensure that all tracking outcomes are updated and entered into the CTC2 database.
  • Ensure that unknown clients are tracked promptly, with a 70% return rate to care monthly.
  • Collaborate with counselors, ART nurses, and data officers to confirm all transfers out within the respective facility.
  • Provide health education on the importance of clinic adherence to clients.
  • Support patient adherence to medication and clinic visit schedules.
  • Record and report tracking services on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, and quarterly summary reports to the site manager, district retention officer, and community officer.
  • Participate in data management and contribute to net loss analysis in respective facilities and districts.
  • Engage in Quality Improvement (QI) activities aimed at increasing retention at the facility level.
  • Share ideas and feedback that may enhance the patient follow-up system.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Certificate in Nursing (EN) or Clinical (ACO) and registration with the relevant professional body in Tanzania.
  • Experience in providing HIV/AIDS clinical care in Tanzania or prior experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Willingness to work full-time (100%) at the designated station.

Key Personal Competencies:

  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of initiative.
  • Committed to the mission.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications to conf@mbeya.go.tz. All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and copies of academic certificates. Please indicate your full name and the position you are applying for in the email subject line.

Additionally, complete the application form at the following link for your application to be considered: Application Form

The application deadline is October 6, 2023. Successful candidates will be required to present their original certificates during interviews.

General Application Requirements:

  • “Testimonials,” “Provisional Results,” and “Statement of Results” will not be accepted.
  • Retired or terminated public service employees should not apply.
  • Applicants who completed their studies outside of Tanzania should provide confirmation of their qualifications from the authorized body.
  • Legal action will be taken against applicants who submit forged or falsified information/documents.
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