Anesthetic Technician job at Cure Uganda

Cure Uganda

Anesthetic Technician 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
• General
• Reports to shift on time.
• Contributes to devotional time prior to surgery.
• Demonstrates a positive rapport and cooperative work relationship with associates.
• Displays a willingness to learn new skills, concepts, etc.
• Demonstrates a caring, Christ-like attitude toward staff, patients, and their families.
• Communicates effectively with other disciplines within the facility to ensure a continuum of patient care.
• Follows instructions when given by anesthesia provider.
• Maintains confidentiality of all CURE patient records and only discusses patient data that is pertinent to the involved health care provider.
• Demonstrates respect for all patients regardless of tribal origin, gender, race, religion, disease process, or financial status.
• Specific
• Sets up and cleans up for each anesthetic-specific for the case (age & procedure).
• Restocks anesthesia cart as needed every day.
• Assesses anesthesia stock items that are utilized and reorders in a timely fashion.
• Maintains and handles O2 and N2O tanks in a safe manner.
• Reorders O2 and N2O in a timely fashion.
• Notifies anesthesia director of problems with restocking items.
• Assists with induction and emergence of anesthesia.
• Assists as needed with daily routines of the OR as directed by anesthesia provider or Director of OR.
• Checks and monitors anesthesia machines for any damage as well as weekly cleaning of the machines.
• Enters stock summaries into the anesthesia data form on the computer in the OR.
• Helps to transfer patients back to the ward whenever need arises.
• Seeks new learning experiences and shows a desire to learn new skills.
• 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.

Essential Qualifications
• Completed Certificate in Medical Anesthesia Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
• Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council
• Ability to handle or process confidential documents or material in an appropriate manner
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and work independently
• Computer literacy an added advantage
• Essential Skills
• Attention to detail, physical stamina to stand for long periods, ability to manage stress
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Maintains open communication with members of various levels of management.
• Good teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
• High level planning and organizational skills including efficient and effective time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
• Good assessment and judgement skills
• Essential Experience and knowledge
• At least one-year experience as anesthetic technician or demonstrated ability and desire to learn and embrace new ideas.
• Essential personal attributes and aptitudes
• Positive attitude
• Adherence to Christian ethos
• Innovative and independent thinker
• Exhibit high qualities of honesty and integrity when handling hospital resources.
• Considers education a valuable part of the job for her/him and staff members
• Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives without supervision
• Desirable
• Experience and/or knowledge of the operations of NGOs.

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