County Government of Kirinyaga Anesthesiologist Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kirinyaga Anesthesiologist Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall health care services delivery in the field of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit at the County General & Teaching Hospital.

  • Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal or caudal methods.

  • Confer with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anesthetic or sedation to render patient insensible to pain.

  • Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation.

  • Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.

  • Examine patient, obtain medical history and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.

  • Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.

  • Record type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout procedure.

  • Conduct medical research to aid in controlling and curing disease, to investigate new medications, and to develop and test new medical techniques.

  • Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians and other health care providers in the department;

  • Inform students and staff of types and methods of anesthesia administration, signs of complications, and emergency methods to counteract reactions;

  • Managing anesthesiological services, coordinating them with other medical activities and formulating plans and procedures;

  • Position patient on operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility.

  • Providing and maintaining life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery;

  • Providing medical care and consultation in many settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery;

  • Instructing individuals and groups on
    ways to preserve health and prevent disease;

  • Scheduling and maintaining use of surgical suite, including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment;

  • Assisting with the management of day-to-day activities and prioritizing tasks;

  • Attending and participating in a variety of meetings;

  • Participating and assisting in Mass Casualty exercises/events; and

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Served at the grade of Assistant Director of Medical Services for at least 3 years or equivalent position in the private sector for 5 years.

  • A Bachelor of medicine and Surgery (M.BCH.B) degree in Medicine from a university recognized in Kenya.

  • Have a Master’s degree in Anesthesia from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;

  • Registered with the Kenya Medical and Dentist Board.

  • Must have a current certificate from medical practitioner and Dentist Board.

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the County Government mandate, health policies as well as vision 2030.

  • Should be proficient in computer skills.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kirinyaga Anesthesiologist Jobs in Kenya

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