Theatre Coordinator Job Placement – Kampala Hospital

Job Title:    Theatre Coordinator
Organisation: Kampala
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of Nursing
Kampala Hospital is a privately owned hospital that was established in
2007. Our mandate was and is to bring non-existent services to the countries
that were often sought by many people who frequently moved abroad to seek
quality medical care.
Job Summary: The Theatre
Coordinator will provide exceptional care for the patient in the peri-operative
environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are the core of
practice. The incumbent will be accountable for the effective delivery of
competent, compassionate, and efficient care for the peri-operative patient,
undergoing anesthesia, surgery and/or procedure. His /her role includes
clinical practice, human resources management, including staffing and
evaluations, and financial.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will act as an advisor within the theatre unit.
  • The
    incumbent will take overall leadership and provide clinical expertise in
    the provision of care in the operating department.
  • Responsible
    for the management of an operating theatre and to share responsibility for
    the overall efficiency and reputation of the department.
  • The
    incumbent will assess theatre practices and implement changes to ensure
    high standards of nursing practice in theatres
  • In
    charge of identifying training needs of theatre staff and implement an
    appropriate training schedule
  • Participate
    in teaching activities within the department as a whole.
  • Identifies
    opportunities for staff to expand their knowledge and skills.
  • Ensures
    staff are appropriately prepared for their roles and responsibilities
    through teaching and supervision and acting as a role model.
  • In
    charge of writing and implementing theatre protocols ensuring that they
    are evidence based.
  • Implements,
    maintain and monitor theatre protocols and standard operating procedures
    in relation to the hospital quality management system and quality
    assurance standards
  • Ensures
    systems are in place for maintaining, cleaning and safe use of equipment.
  • Ensures
    a safe and effective environment for practice in an efficiently arranged
    physical setting.
  • The
    incumbent ensures and maintains appropriate clinical and other records.
  • Ensures
    the cleanliness of the recovery unit and theatre suite.
  • The
    incumbent maintains an appropriate stock of supplies and ensure best
    practice in the use.
  • Maintains
    and develops own professional knowledge and expertise.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Theatre Coordinator vacancy should hold a First class Diploma
    / Degree in Nursing
  • Possession
    of a Diploma / Certificate in theatre training will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of four to five years’ experience in an acute setting
  • Demonstrates
    a high level of skill in the practice of theatre care.
  • Excellent
    communications skills (Written, Oral & Presentation)
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. IT skills in MS Office (high Level)
  • Fluency
    in both written and spoken English
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who know that they
meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position,
should send an application letter, an updated CV that provides details of the
applicant’s specific qualification (copies of their “Academic Transcripts”) and
in addition MUST include details of present position, current remuneration and
contacts of three professional referees. Send your application using courier,
hand delivery or e-mail to the following address:
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject
line when applying by email.
Deadline: 30th July,

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