2 Fresher Anesthetic Officer NGO Jobs – Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Job Title:    Anesthetic Officer (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Health Facility In-charge in liaison with Project Officer

 

About US:

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Use intravenous, local, caudal or spinal methods to administer sedation or pain medications during surgical and other medical procedures
  • Supervise patients and monitor their pain medications before, during and after surgery; offset adverse complications or reactions; record amount and type of anesthesia as well as the patients’ conditions throughout procedures
  • Determine risk during medical procedures by taking medical histories, examining patients and ordering diagnostic procedures like laboratory tests; discuss with other healthcare professionals about the method and type of anesthetic to make patients numb to pain
  • Provide and sustain airway management and life support during emergency surgery
  • Provide pre- and post-surgery care and, monitor patients in the theatre and determine when they are stable enough to move to another room or go home
  • Manage anesthesiologic services and coordinate with other professionals to formulate procedures and plans; direct the duties of medical technicians, nurses and other healthcare support staff
  • Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations
  • Educate patients and families on post-procedure care and possible complications; instruct on different ways to prevent disease and improve health
  • Maintain anesthetic operational equipment and ensure their functionality prior, during and after the operation.
  • Requisitioning and accounting for anaesthetic materials and sundries;
  • Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;
  • Compile and submit periodic reports to relevant authorities
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Health Facility In-charge and/or Project Officer




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized medical training institution.
  • He/she must be fully registered with the Uganda Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • At least two years of experience in Anesthesia practice gained in a busy health facility.
  • Skilled at epidurals, spinals and ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
  • Should be self-driven, have initiative and be willing to stand for long hours and able to multi task.
  • Ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.
  • Experience in regular report writing
  • Understanding of human rights and issues relating to gender equality
  • Good communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 11th June 2021

 

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