Cure Pediatric Neurosurgeon Jobs in Uganda

Cure Pediatric Neurosurgeon Jobs in Uganda


CURE has an exceptional opportunity for a Pediatric Neurosurgeon at its hospital in Uganda. This position represents a unique opportunity for a Pediatric Neurosurgeon who wants to be involved in caring for disabled children, and playing a vital role in improving the quality of health in a community. The Pediatric Neurosurgeon will be responsible for providing hands-on surgical care to our patients, which adheres to the quality standards of CURE.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review case histories and obtain data through evaluation of patients and consult with family members.
  • Examine patients, determine need for clinical laboratory tests and interpret examination findings and test results.
  • Prescribe appropriate neurosurgical surgical treatments based on findings and results.
  • Determine procedures for preoperative and postoperative care, including the administration of sedatives, prescription of diets and preparation of the patient’s operative area.
  • Apply surgical procedures and coordinate operations with the anesthesiologist.
  • Treat patients suffering from surgical shock, postoperative hemorrhage and other complications.
  • Direct other operating room staff in procedures for preoperative and postoperative care and operating room techniques.
  • Serve as a consultant to other staff on the use of electroencephalographic apparatus and other neurological diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
  • Instruct resident neurosurgeons in neurosurgical procedures.
  • Accurately and thoroughly chart pertinent patient information.
  • Ensure the safety of patients
    during consultations, surgical interventions and in the postoperative environment.
  • Assist the Medical Director in ensuring the maintenance of an accurate and adequate supply of medications and supplies.

    Requirements

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from a qualified, recognized medical institution
  • Board certification, or board eligible, preferred
  • Current and unrestricted medical license
    Two (2) years experience in a private or hospital practice
  • Experience in the developing world strongly preferred
  • Moderate ability with the English language required, fluency preferred. Fluency in one of the local language(s) may also be required depending on the location.
  • Strong communication skills, especially with those of different cultures.
  • Competency and proficiency in neurosurgical procedures.
  • Strong interest in teaching and training.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Cure Pediatric Neurosurgeon Jobs in Uganda

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