Nurse Educator- Midwifery
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The PCRV will work with the Head of Department and the Dean of the School of Nursing, and the Volunteer would be a regular member of the faculty within the School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences. The primary goals would be supporting the continued integration of interactive classroom and skills lab teaching methodologies, piloting simulation within the midwifery and nursing curricula and building faculty capacity in this effective and transformational training methodology, strengthening the Helping Babies Breathe program with a goal of fuller integration into appropriate curricula, ensuring stronger evidence-based didactic content for MScN midwifery students, and supporting ongoing maternal child health research methodology and implementation science capacity of the local team. This position will not include involvement in or provision of any direct patient assessment, management, or care, the provision of any counseling services, or any supervision or conducting of clinical research. The main goal of the assignment is to build upon the past four years of the partnership with a continued focus on maternal child health and strengthen UDOM’s capacity to provide high-quality nursing and midwifery education.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and might change due to programmatic need.
• Active RN license in the USA
• Able to meet licensing criteria and obtain appropriate licenses in Tanzania (facilitated by Peace Corps)
• English fluency (written and spoken)
• Computer literacy (Excel, MS Word)
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Medical Considerations in Tanzania
- Tanzania may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: asthma, including mild or childhood; cardiology; dermatology; insulin-dependent diabetes; gastroenterology; requiring a psychiatrist for psychotropic medications support; seizure disorder; ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: gluten and peanut.
- After arrival in Tanzania, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot, to take daily or weekly medication to prevent malaria, and to receive mandatory immunizations.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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