Objective of the position
Participate in the anaesthetic services in the hospital including perioperative care and providing safe anaesthesia. Assist the Head of Department with supervising the anaesthetic officers, running the lists, overseeing patients on HDU and reviewing postoperative pain management.
Key Result Areas (Outputs)
- Ensure appropriate staff for operating lists
- Oversee postoperative pain management
- Help with the development of management protocols for patients with comorbidities
- Help organize recovery training & hospital CPR training
- Oversight of critically ill patients on the HDU or ward
Duties & Responsibilities
- Assess patients preoperatively in OPD or the ward.
- Discuss all difficult patients with the anaesthetic officer and surgeon involved.
- Provide clear, understandable information to patients about the anaesthetic procedures to be undertaken.
- Review all complex patients pre-operatively as requested by the different teams and discuss the management with the Head of Department
- Review patients’ postoperative pain requirements as necessary.
- Provide advice and assistance with emergencies on the ward or in theatre.
- Review patients on HDU or ward as required.
- Provide safe, high quality anaesthesia.
- Assist with the regular CPD for the department.
- Coordinate CPR training for the nurses and other hospital staff.
- Participate in the hospital CME and morbidity/mortality meetings.
Qualification & Skills:
- Bachelors of Medicine
- Advanced diploma in anaesthesia
- MMED Anaesthesia
- Basic computer skills
- SAFE paediatric anaesthesia course
- At least 1 years’ experience post qualification
- Paediatric experience
- Experience with regional blocks
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with cover letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development, P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.
NB: Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.