CoRSU Hospital Anaesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

CoRSU Hospital Anaesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

To provide evidence - based, safe, high quality perioperative care and anaesthesia for all patients requiring surgery at CoRSU Hospital.


  • Assess all patients preoperatively either in OPD or on the ward and document accurately on the anaesthetic chart and explain all anaesthetic procedures precisely.
  • Organize preoperative investigations if required and check results prior to surgery.
  • Discuss all problem patients with the anaesthesiologist in charge and communicate effectively with the surgeon.
  • Check 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 chart.
  • 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 HoD 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.
  • Work a late shift as per the rota to oversee all patients still in PACU after lists have finished and to see any late arriving patients for the following day’s list.


  • Basic computer skills
  • SAFE pediatric anesthesia course
  • 1 years’ experience post qualification
  • Pediatric experience
  • Experience with regional blocks

    How to apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by Monday 14th October 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; CoRSU Hospital Anesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

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