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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Anaesthesiologist Job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Anaesthesiologist [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 24th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission).
CoRSU provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as adults with disability.
CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for young and dynamic potential professionals
in the following fields:
Position: Anaesthesiologist
Department: Anaesthesia
Reports to: Head of Anaesthesiology
Overall job objective:
Participate in the Anaesthetic services in the hospital including perioperative care and providing safe anaesthesia. Assist the Head of Department with supervising the Anaesthetic officers, running the lists, overseeing patients on HDU and reviewing postoperative pain management..

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Actively offer Anaesthetic services including perioperative care and providing safe Anaesthesia.
• Assess patients preoperatively.
• Discuss all difficult patients with the Head of Department and Surgeon(s) involved.
• Provide clear, understandable information to patients about the anaesthetic procedures to be undertaken.
• Provide anaesthesia and pain management for the admitted patients and review patients’ postoperative pain requirements as necessary.
• Provide advice and assistance with complex patients and emergencies on the ward or in theatre.
• Participate in the development of a High Dependency Care Unit (HDU) and coordinate its activities and review patients on HDU as required.
• Provide safe, high quality anaesthesia.
• Oversee the running and protocols in the PACU.
• Ensure regular CPD for the department.
• Coordinate CPR training for the nurses and other hospital staff.
• Contribute to activities of the AAU.
• Identify team manpower gaps, promotional and training needs and make recommendations as necessary to the immediate supervisor.
• Participate in the hospital CME and morbidity/mortality meetings.
• Ensure all equipment is well maintained and review equipment needs regularly.
• Plan and budget for continued upgrading of the department.
• Develop SOPs for theatre.
• Oversee the rota for each theatre and on call arrangements
• Provide the necessary support to the Head of Department like helping with appraisals of the Anaesthetic officers

• MB ChB from a recognized University.
• MMed (Anaesthesia) from a recognized university or equivalent postgraduate qualification in anaesthesia e.g. FRCA.
• Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Councill

• Excellent communication and coordination skills
• Willingness to work beyond expected hours and occasionally take on o-call duties.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

• 2-years post qualification experience. Experience of working in the NGO/Not-for- Profit hospital is an advantage).
• Teaching experience
• Thorough knowledge of MS Office, programme management software
• Good understanding of disability.

Job application procedure
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resource, CoRSU Hospital
P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to .
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 24 th May, 2019.
Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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