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CCBRT looking for a Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Published: 22.04.2016

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is looking for a specialist in Paediatric Ophthalmology to work at their clinics in Tanzania

The responsibilites would include supporting the CCBRT clinics and development and initiatiation of training of fellows in paediatric ophthalmology.



  • Assess, examine and diagnose paediatric patients
  • Manage ophthalmic conditions, including sound judgments re complex ophthalmic conditions, taking into account both medical and psychological aspects of patient care
  • Carry out ophthalmic surgical procedures
  • Show leadership and practise good management to members of the ophthalmology team
  • Develop training curricula in paediatric ophthalmology and advise on improvements of the department’s CME programme
  • Actively teach, train and develop ophthalmic fellows, junior doctors and other healthcare professionals
  • Participate in and contribute to research
  • Contribute to departmental and organisational strategy discussions
  • Manage department resources, ensure best practice development and instill performance excellence
  • Encourage team building and pursue effective cross departmental communication
  • Liaise with relevant external parties, national and international institutions
  • Perform any other duties related to the work as assigned a superior

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Master Degree in Medicine with specialization in paediatric ophthalmology from a recognized international institution and a sub specialization in paediatric ophthalmology 
  • At minimum of 3 years experience in paediatric ophthalmology
  • Preferable experience in sub-Sahara Africa
  • Registered with respective medical Council
  • Preferably research experience and publication of various research papers in the past three years
  • English mandatory – Swahili preferable

To apply, please email [email protected] with job reference number: 2016-1

Deadline for Applications: 15th May 2016

Also see the CCBRT careers page –


About CCBRT 

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is a locally registered NGO first established in 1994. It is the largest indigenous provider of disability and rehabilitation services in the country. CCBRT aims to empower people with disabilities and their families, improve their quality of life, and ensure access to medical and rehabilitative treatment. Committed to preventing disabilities wherever possible, CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities and is currently constructing a Maternity and Newborn Hospital which will serve as a referral centre for high risk and emergency deliveries in the region of Dar es Salaam and the Eastern Zone of Tanzania.

CCBRT is an equal opportunities employer and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.