Entry Level Anesthetic Officer Jobs - Mengo Hospital


Job Title:        Anesthetic Officer
Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Theaters Manager     

About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Anesthetic Officer will conduct safe anesthesia covering local, regional and general anesthesia including pre- and post-operative assessment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and monitor theater patients during and after surgery
  • Handling emergency cases in theater that may arise from time to time
  • Coaching and mentoring of nurses in managing theater patients
  • Ensure safety and maintenance of theatre assets, equipments and keeping records of equipment inspections.
  • Identifying and administering appropriate anesthetic drugs
  • Ensure presence and compliance to SOPs in the theater
  • Prepare and submit daily and monthly reports to the theater Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Higher Diploma in Anesthesis
  • Two years’ experience in similar role preferably in hospital setting
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good technical and measurement skills
  • Good team player
  • Organised and methodical
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, practicing licenses where applicable and valid contacts/email addresses of three (3) referees electronically at the link below.


Deadline: Tuesday 10th April 2018 by 5.00pm

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