Anaesthetic Officer Non-profit Jobs – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)

 Anaesthetic Officer
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Team
leader Anesthetic Unit or Medical Director
About US:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation
Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a
private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by CBM
(Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation
Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and
Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.
Job Summary: The
Anaesthetic Officer will provide evidence-based, safe, high quality
preoperative care and anaesthesia for all patients requiring surgery at CoRSU
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assess
    all patients preoperatively either in OPD or on the ward and document
    accurately on the anaesthetic chart and explain all anaesthetic procedures
  • Organize
    preoperative investigations if required and check results prior to
  • Discuss
    all problem patients with the anaesthesiologist in charge and communicate
    effectively with the surgeon.
  • Check
    that all equipment in theatre is functional before starting the list and
    ensure adequate emergency oxygen supply is available.
  • Administer
    a safe, pain free anaesthetic which is documented fully on the anaesthetic
  • Monitor
    closely patient reaction to anaesthesia and surgery.
  • Prescribe
    intravenous fluids for the immediate postoperative period if required.
  • Advise
    the surgeon on appropriate postoperative analgesia and doses.
  • Actively
    participate in the postoperative recovery care in the PACU.
  • Review
    all patients postoperatively.
  • Review
    patients on the HDU when requested.
  • Attend
    the hospital CME meetings and morbidity/ mortality meetings.
  • Participate
    in regular departmental CMEs.
  • Assist
    with hospital CPR training.
  • Make
    sure each theatre is stocked with appropriate equipment and informing the
    head of department if store stocks are running low.
  • Maintain
    cleanliness of anaesthetic equipment. Communicate all problems with
    equipment in a timely fashion to the Head of Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a higher Diploma in Anesthesia from a recognized institution
    with a background training as Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse.
  • One
    year of post training experience.
  • Must
    be registered with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council and possessing
    up-to-date registration and annual practicing licence
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications (detailed CV
with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of
Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to
Deadline: 5th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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