Fresher Anesthetic Officer Non-profit Jobs – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)


Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)

Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to:
Head of Anaesthesiology

About US:

Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established
in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and
Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic
Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Job Summary:  The Anesthetic Officer will provide evidence –
based, safe, high quality perioperative care and anaesthesia for all patients
requiring surgery at CoRSU Hospital.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assess all patients preoperatively either in OPD or on the ward and
    document accurately on the anaesthetic chart and explain all anaesthetic
    procedures precisely.
  • Organize preoperative investigations if required and check results
    prior to surgery.
  • Discuss all problems patients with the Anaesthesiologist in charge
    and communicate effectively with the surgeon.
  • Check all equipment in theatre is functional before starting the
    list and ensure adequate emergency oxygen supply is available.
  • Administer a safe, pain free anaesthetic which is documented fully
    on the anaesthetic chart.
  • Monitor closely patient reaction to anaesthesia and surgery.
  • Prescribe intravenous fluids for the immediate postoperative period
    if required.
  • Advise the surgeon on appropriate postoperative analgesia and doses.
  • Actively participate in the postoperative recovery care in the PACU.
  • Review all patients postoperatively.
  • Review patients on the HDU when requested.
  • Attend the hospital CME meetings and morbidity/mortality meetings.
  • Participate in regular departmental CMEs.
  • Assist with hospital CPR training.
  • Make sure each theatre is stocked with appropriate equipment and
    informing the HoD if store stocks are running low.
  • Maintain cleanliness of anaesthetic equipment.
  • Communicate all problems with equipment in a timely fashion to the
    Head of Department.
  • Punctuality

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold an advanced diploma in anaesthesia
  • Basic computer skills
  • SAFE paediatric anaesthesia course
  • One year of post qualification experience
  • Paediatric experience
  • Experience with regional blocks

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications (detailed CV, covering letter plus relevant
copies of academic qualifications) should be submitted to The Head of Human
Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. Box 46 Kisubi or email to

Deadline: 24th May, 2019 by 5:00pm.

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