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Anaesthetic Officer

Medical Teams International

This is a Full-time position in Moyo posted January 25, 2022.

Medical Teams International Jobs in Moyo Anaesthetic Officer Carreer opportunities in Moyo vacancies in Medical Teams International at Moyo

# Job Description

Job Summary: Responsible for the medical management and anaesthetic care of
patients before, during and after surgery. Provides direct supervision to the
Theatre Assistant.
Job Location: Moyo Parlorinya

Job Responsibilities:
• Before surgery, provide patient and attendant with appropriate information
on their condition and treatment options so patient can give informed consent;
assess patients readiness for surgery through physical examination, reviewing
medical history and laboratory results, and obtain patients written
authorization for operation
• During surgery, administer anaesthesia to control patients pain and level of
consciousness and provide continual medical assessment of vital life functions

• After surgery, identify evidence of recovery and determine when patient has
been stabilized sufficiently to be moved to the ward or sent home
• Supervise the Theatre Assistant to ensure the operating room is clean and
ready for surgery; Provide continuous learning and development opportunities
for the Theatre staff
• Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance
with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and
alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning

• Supervise all pharmacy related activities stock control, station re-
stocking, inventories, expired drugs, etc. and other equipment of anaesthetic
ward, follow-up of narcotics and sedatives register, consumptions, empty
phials, etc., and ensure sufficient supply for to perform medical activities;
accountable for the appropriate use of materials and assets
• Implement hygiene best practices and ensure the integrity of anaesthetic
materials including decontamination, sterilisation and storage conditions to
ensure the safety of patients and staff
• Produce reports as required
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of
integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and
participate in capacity building opportunities

• Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per
MTI policy
• Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, and Certifications
• Diploma in Anaesthesia from a recognized institution is required
• Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required

• Possession of a valid Annual Practicing License is required
• Training as a Clinical Officer is an added advantage
• Minimum 2 years of experience administering anaesthesia is required
• Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• In-depth knowledge of anaesthetic operating principles
• Knowledge of infection prevention and control IPC protocol
• Highly skilled in administering anaesthesia and monitoring vital life
• Skilled at capacity building and developing a high functioning team
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Skilled in writing reports
• Keen interest to mentor others
• Physically fit to assist in moving patients
• Committed to high ethical standards
• Ability to live and work in a remote area
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with
very basic living conditions.

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**Closing Date** : 10th Feb. 2022

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