Anesthesiologist job at Cure Uganda

Cure Uganda

Anesthesiologist job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Cure Uganda

Job Details:

Responsibilities and Duties
• Pre & post-operative anesthesia evaluation of patients done.
• Reports to the Consultant Anesthesiologist in a timely fashion when surgical schedule changes are instituted and/or a case needs to be canceled.
• Maintains effective communication with consultant Anesthesiologist/ Medical Director to ensure a continuum of quality and efficient delivery of surgical/anesthesia services.
• Accurately and thoroughly charts pertinent patient information pre, intra, and post-operatively.
• Identifies and treats intraoperative & post-operative anesthesia complications.
• Oversees the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and keeps an anesthesia provider available to the nurse until the last patient is discharged verifies a valid surgical/anesthesia consent has been obtained from the patient (age 18 or older), the parent or legal guardian as required by law or institutional policy.
• Reports to the Consultant Anesthesiologist at any time when it appears to be unsafe to operate the ORs - i.e. lack of oxygen.
• Patient Management done
• Responsible for completion of preoperative anesthesia evaluation of patients and orders necessary lab work/consultation.
• Maintains confidentiality of all CURE patient records and only discusses patient data that is pertinent to the involved health care provider.
• Reviews preoperative patient chart for pertinent lab work, history and physical, vital sign chart, fluid status and medication sheet.
• Consistently utilizes appropriate monitors and constantly monitors patients intraoperatively.
• Safely performs induction, maintenance & emergence of general anesthesia
• Manages the patient airway adequately utilizing the mask, bag-valve mask, intubation, LMA, and other emergency airway procedures.
• Accurately manages fluid resuscitation in the pediatric patient.
• Maintains the anesthesia machine, oxygen supply, suction, and is prepared to manage the airway.
• Performs and maintains various regional anesthesia techniques.
• Assesses and implements pain management in the post-operative recovery period.
• Protects the patient from harm utilizing proper positioning techniques and is an advocate for the patient’s welfare.
• Oversight management of critically ill patients in the ICU.
• Training and Development Done
• Keeps current in anesthesia by reading professional literature, attending seminars, etc.
• Seeks opportunities to teach staff both clinically and didactically with regards to pediatric advanced life support, anesthesia, & pain management.
• Maintains competency of anesthesia practice in accordance with professional standards established by the profession.
• Participates in the resuscitation of patients when required.
• In collaboration with nursing management work towards training/ CME for critical care nurses and Medical officers.
• Supervisory Role Done
• Maintains an accurate narcotic count & supply.
• Oversees work of the Anesthetic Officer, Anesthesia Technician, Anesthesia students, or any other individual licensed to give anesthesia.
• Ensures adequate restocking of anesthesia supplies by supervising anesthesia technician.
• Acts as an anesthesia consultant to anesthesia providers.
• Evaluates all anesthesia providers, anesthesia technician, anesthesia students at 6 months of employment, every 1 year thereafter and as indicated.
• Spiritual Ministry
• Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.
• Occupation Health and Safety
• All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members or customers.
• Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.
• Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.
• Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.
• Other duties
• Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

• Masters in Medicine in Anesthesiology or its equivalent from a recognized institution
• 1 year of experience in an anesthesiologist role.
• Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
• Desire to research and advance the field.
• Compassionate attitude with a focus on outstanding patient care.
• Excellent communication skills to listen and speak with patients and colleagues.
• Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
• Keen attention to detail.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and oftentimes high-pressure environment.

Application procedure


Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file to include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and a current practicing License with the Allied Health Professionals Council, and references to the Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 903, Mbale or e-mail to or Hand delivers to CURE Children’s Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere Road, Mbale.

Further information may be obtained by calling  0778832854 

The deadline for receipt of all applications is February 4, 2022 5:00pm . The positions are full-time and based in Mbale. 

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training, or any other fees). CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2022-01-23