Anaesthetic Officer

at Bushenyi District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 25, 2020
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Job Title : Anaesthetic Officer
Salary Scale : U5
Reports To : Senior Medical Officer
Responsible For : Anaesthetic Assistant
Job Purpose
To administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre
Key Outputs
i. Plans and budgets prepared;
ii. Patients prepared and anesthesia administered;
iii. Pre and post-operative care provided;
iv. Resuscitation services provided;
v. Anesthetic equipment maintained;
vi. Anesthetic materials requisitioned and accounted for;
vii. Staff supervised and appraised;
viii.Participation in research activities; and
ix. Reports compiled and submitted.
Key Functions
i. Planning and budgeting for Anaesthetic activities in the hospital;
ii. Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;
iii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;
iv. Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations
v. Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;
vi. Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;
vii. Supervising and appraising staff;
viii.Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;



Guidance and counseling;
Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work;
Ethics and integrity;
Self control and Stress management; and
Time management

Education Requirements

Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery with a Diploma in Anesthesia from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

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