St. Luke Catholic Hospital and College of Nursing Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Ethiopia

St. Luke Catholic Hospital and College of Nursing Orthopedic Surgeon Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Organization background

  • St. Luke Catholic Hospital and College of Nursing & Midwifery is owned by Ethiopian Catholic Church and constituted as “Project Agreement” in partnership with Oromia Regional Health Bureau and Doctors with Africa CUAMM, in the framework of Public-Private (Not For Profit) Partnership in Health Sector.

  • The hospital is located at Wolisso town of south west Shoa zone, Oromia regional state, Ethiopia.

  • It is a general hospital with 200 beds providing a secondary level health service to the population of south west Shoa zone and a referral hospital for health centers and primary hospitals in the zone.


  • Secure the best possible practice in the orthopaedics according to approved standards.

  • Perform professional medical services in the examination, diagnosis, care and treatment of patients, within the limits of experience and professional training..

  • Provide appropriate patient instruction and/or consultation with family or significant other, as needed.

  • Record examination, diagnosis and treatment notes, meeting record documentation requirements.

  • Provide clearly written orders, and be available to nursing staff for direction, support and clarification of the medical plan of care.

  • Attend Medical Staff Meetings as designated.

  • Comply with all regulatory, accreditation, organizational, and departmental statutes, standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Participate in review and revision of relevant policies, procedures manuals, and protocols.

  • Provide direct and /or supervisory anesthesia care (pre-operative, operative, and post-operative) that meets nationally recognized standards.

  • Perform General orthopedic surgery with the ability to incorporate a portion of subspecialty interests/training.

  • Implement the national guideline on Saving Lives Through Safe Surgery (SaLTS) initiative.

  • Provide continuous on the job training for all the
    staff of Emergency, orthopedic and operation theatre departments and promote the organisation of ad hoc training based on identified needs.

  • Organise regular meeting with orthopedic case team members.

  • Monitor the post-surgery infection rate.

  • Maintain constant, open communication with the other clinical staffs and hospital management.

  • Be available to take up new responsibilities within the range of his professional profile in case hospital management activates new initiatives and project activities in the Hospital.

  • Provide a monthly report on the activities Sign in and out from duty according to the approved procedure.

    Job Requirements

    Required Education & Experience

  • the candidate must hold the Degree in Medicine and must have completed an Orthopedic Medical Residency and an Orthopedic

  • Subspecialty Fellowship and a preferable minimum of three (2) years’ experience in the field.

    Required Competencies

  • Fluent in speaking English and Amharic and preferably Oromifa

  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking ability.

  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office 2010, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

  • Strong communication, presentation and public speaking are required.

  • Strong interpersonal, motivational, networking and public relations skills.

  • Positive coordination and relationship with partners and other hospital staffs.

  • Creativity, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to succeed.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should submit their application letters with recent CV directly to not later than 25th May 2020.

    We expect to receive applications as follows

  • CVs (not more than 3 pages)

  • Cover Letter (not more than 1 page)

  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted for an interview

  • Note that applications received after the deadline shall not be considered.

  • Further information is available at St Luke catholic hospital located at Wolisso

  • Office, phone n°: +251 (11) 341 0150

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