Anesthetist

Nairobi Adventist Hospital

Medical & Pharmaceutical

Healthcare KSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

The Job holder will formulate department objectives with the help of medical officer in charge of hospital. Ensure standard operating procedures, protocols and guidelines in management of patients are followed.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Nairobi Adventist hospital, a level 4 Faith Based Hospital provides excellent employment opportunities to competent, diligent and ethical individuals. We are located in Nyari, Westlands off Redhill Road. .


As part of our strategic realignment, we believe that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the realization of our facility goals and therefore must have in place right human resources. .


NAH therefore invites applications from qualified professionals


JOB TITLE

ANESTHETIST


POSITIONS

1

REPORTS TO

DIRECTOR CLINICAL SERVICES

Job Purpose

The Job holder will formulate department objectives with the help of medical officer in charge of hospital. Ensure standard operating procedures, protocols and guidelines in management of patients are followed.


Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for giving anesthesia to all emergency and elective cases conducted in theatre, both minor and major surgeries.
  • Conduct peri-operative (pre and post) review of all patients within 24 hours.
  • Supervise theatre staffs and ensure smooth running of theatre activities and procedures in addition to allocating the support staffs duties.
  • Assist in management of very sick patients in the ward when called upon e.g. patients who need urgent resuscitation and intubation.
  • Be part of the emergency trauma team and called upon in case of an accident with mass causalities.
  • Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital hand over meetings.
  • Participate in weekly continuous medical education (CME) at the hospital.
  • Conduct on-job training of staff through both practical and theory sessions.
  • Do theatre coverage and on-call, ensuring 24 hour coverage.
  • Properly cover nights and weekends, arrange a rotation schedule with fellow clinical officer anesthetist.
  • Perform routine clinical work as required by your supervisor.
  • Participate in camp health surveys/campaigns/surgical camps as required.
  • Keep complete and accurate inventory of medicines and supplies located at the theatre and monitor and supervise their usage.
  • Ensure all medication equipment, supplies required for anesthesia are ordered in good time  Ensure the anesthetic machine and operating table are well maintained and report any fault, need for repair or maintenance in good time.
  • Provide health talks to patients/clients on day to day basis.
Qualifications
  • Registered Clinical Officer Anesthetist with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Anesthesia and Surgery from KMTC or recognized medical training institution.
  • Registered with the Clinical officers Council of Kenya.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as an Anesthetists in a busy hospital setup.
  • Ability to make quick decisions in a highly stressful environment
  • Good clinical and anesthetic skills.


To apply for the advertised position:

Interested candidates are invited to send their Application Letter, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 to careers@nah.or.keThese documents should be merged into one PDF document. For details on job purpose and job description, kindly visit our website www.nah.or.ke/careers. Late applications will not be accepted and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                          Central Kenya Conference

                          P.O. Box 41352-00100

                          Nairobi

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