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Fresher Anaesthetic Officer NGO Jobs – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title:   Anaesthetic Officer (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Medical Teams International (MTI)

Duty Station: Moyo, Uganda

 

About Organisation:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

 

Job Summary:  The Anaesthetic Officer will be responsible for the medical management and anaesthetic care of patients before, during and after surgery. The incumbent provides direct supervision to the Theatre Assistant.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Before surgery, provide patient and attendant with appropriate information on their condition and treatment options so patient can give informed consent; assess patients readiness for surgery through physical examination, reviewing medical history and laboratory results, and obtain patients written authorization for operation
  • During surgery, administer anaesthesia to control patients pain and level of consciousness and provide continual medical assessment of vital life functions
  • After surgery, identify evidence of recovery and determine when patient has been stabilized sufficiently to be moved to the ward or sent home
  • Supervise the Theatre Assistant to ensure the operating room is clean and ready for surgery; Provide continuous learning and development opportunities for the Theatre staff
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
  • Supervise all pharmacy related activities (stock control, station re-stocking, inventories, expired drugs, etc.) and other equipment of anaesthetic ward, follow-up of narcotics and sedatives (register, consumptions, empty phials, etc.), and ensure sufficient supply for to perform medical activities; accountable for the appropriate use of materials and assets
  • Implement hygiene best practices and ensure the integrity of anaesthetic materials including decontamination, sterilisation and storage conditions to ensure the safety of patients and staff
  • Produce reports as required
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized institution is required
  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
  • Possession of a valid Annual Practicing License is required
  • Training as a Clinical Officer is an added advantage
  • At least two years of experience administering anaesthesia is required
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of anaesthetic operating principles
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and control (IPC) protocol
  • Highly skilled in administering anaesthesia and monitoring vital life functions
  • Skilled at capacity building and developing a high functioning team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Skilled in writing reports
  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Physically fit to assist in moving patients
  • Committed to high ethical standards
  • Ability to live and work in a remote area
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

 

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