Kajiado County Medical Specialist – Anesthesiologist Jobs in Kenya

Kajiado County Medical Specialist – 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, washup, 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

⦁ Be a Kenyan citizen;

⦁ Holds a Bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.BCH.B) from a university recognized institution;

⦁ Must have a Masters 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 thorough understanding of County development objectives;

⦁ Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution;

⦁ Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment and sensitivity and respect for diversity;

⦁ Must have good inter-personal and communication skills;

⦁ Proficiency in computer applications;

⦁ Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kajiado County Medical Specialist – Anesthesiologist Jobs in Kenya


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