Anaesthetist job at Marie Stopes Uganda

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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

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Marie Stopes Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 12 2024  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 27 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Cost Centre Social Buisness
Location MSUG Hospital.
No. of Direct Reports 0
Reporting to Clinical Services Lead.
Budget Responsibilities (Y/N) N

The Role
Reporting to the Head Clinical Services, the purpose of this role is to assess patients' health and discuss which type of anaesthetic is suitable for them (general, local, or regional), administer appropriate anaesthetics before surgery, monitor patients’ wellbeing during surgery and provide care after medical procedures. The role also deals with emergencies in theatre.

1. Client/Patient Experience
2. Quality of care
3. Incidence rates
4. Turnaround time.
5. Professionalism

Key Responsibilities
• Meeting with patients to assess their health and discuss which type of anaesthetic is suitable for them. That is, Evaluating the patients' readiness before surgery and addressing all there concerns in a polite manner
• Preparing patients by explaining what will happen to them step by step and informing them of any risks or side effects. Monitoring patients during medical procedures
• Close Monitoring and evaluating patients intra operative and immediate post operative period until stable to leave theatre
• Preparing anaesthetic plans and Initiating anaesthesia in the operating room.
• Reversing anaesthesia and managing postoperative pain and complications to assist patients in their recovery
• Resuscitating and stabilising patients in a critical care unit
• Collaborating with other health professionals, such as Surgeons, Theatre Nurses and Radiologists to ensure the wellbeing of patients
• Writing reports and documenting the performed anesthesia assessments and care.
• Keeping your work station clean, organised, well labelled and sterile
• Attending duties as per the duty schedule
• Manage complications that are associated with anaesthesia
• Performing administrative tasks, such as writing theatre notes or patient report and reviewing cases and audits for improvement in patient cases
• Manage stock in the theatre department to avoid unnecessary stock outs
• Making wish lists for required theater sundries, equipment, medicines and other supplies for theater
• Utilizing hospital sundries equipment, medicines and other supplies efficiently.
• Proper mainatinace of theater equipment and filling the dairy checklist
• Accounting for the theater sundries, equipment, medicines and other supplies
• Training and mentoring junior medical staff.
• Staying up to date regarding the latest medical developments and research in their field.
• Working under minimal supervision

Skills/Experience (essential/desirable)
• The ability to remain calm and collected under pressure and during crisis situations
• A considerate and caring attitude to put the minds of patients at ease and provide the best possible care
• Excellent observational skills to notice when complications or problems arise in sedated patients
• Strong decision-making skills to act effectively during emergencies
• Knowledge of emergency protocols and guidelines
• Attention to detail to ensure that they administer the correct dosage of anaesthetics to patients

Qualifications and Training (essential/ desirable)
• Training in Anesthesia; strong knowledge of anesthetics and procedures.
• Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism
• Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development and education
• Must be registered with the relevant Governing Council with a valid practicing licence.
• Working experience of 2-3years and above in a recognized hospital.

MSI Personal Attributes
Successful performance at MSI is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about
their jobs and the impact that they have on others. We encourage and expect all team members will demonstrate the following behaviours:
• Initiative
Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution
• Innovative
Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome
• Effective Communication
Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.
• Responsive
Being responsive to changing priorities and demands
• Working Efficiently
Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met
• Sharing Information
Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality
• Focus on Learning
Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further
• Commitment
Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements
• Driven
Drive and determination to deliver results

MSI Behaviours and Values
Work as One MSI
• You contribute, use, and share accurate data and evidence to improve understanding, insight and decision-making across MSI, enabling us to maximise our ability to influence others.
• You share relevant knowledge, expertise and resources to strengthen teamwork and prevent duplication of effort.
• You actively work as part of a team, providing support and flexibility to colleagues, demonstrating fairness, understanding and respect for all people and cultures.
Show courage, authenticity and integrity
• You hold yourself accountable for the decisions you make and the behaviours you demonstrate.
• You are courageous in challenging others and taking appropriate managed risks.
Develop and grow
• You seek feedback to enable greater self-awareness and provide the same to others in a way which inspires them to be even more effective.
• You manage your career development including keeping your knowledge and skills up to date.

Deliver excellence, always
• You strive to consistently meet and exceed expectations, putting clients at the centre of everything, and implement smarter, more efficient ways of performing your role.
• You build and maintain effective long-term working relationships with all stakeholders, and are a true MSI ambassador.
Leadership (For Leaders only)
• You inspire individuals and teams, through situational leadership, providing clear direction.
• You seek and provide opportunities which motivate team members, helping to develop skills and potential whilst strengthening our talent and succession pipeline.
• You are aware of emerging developments in our sector, demonstrating strategic insight about our clients and business and encourage this in your team.
• You articulate a vision of the future which inspires and excites others.

MSI Values
• Mission driven: With unwavering commitment, we exist to empower women and men to have children by choice not chance
• Client centred: We are passionate about our clients and dedicate our efforts to delivering agreed objectives to the highest possible quality
• Accountable: We are accountable for our actions and take responsibility for everything we do to ensure long term sustainability and increased impact.
• Courageous: We recruit and nurture talented, passionate and brave people who have the courage to push boundaries, make tough decisions and challenge others in line with our mission

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply for the position, Applicants must send their applications to the Email: . (They must attach their CVs) and indicate the position they are applying for in the Subject line.
Marie Stopes Uganda is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding humanity and expects all position holders to share this commitment.

Marie Stopes Uganda has a well-guided and transparent recruitment process that requires no payment or sexual favors from any candidate/job applicants/potential job seekers as a pre-employment requirement.

Female candidates that qualify are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, April 12 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 27-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-03-2067
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