Evaluating patients’ vital signs, medical histories, allergies, current medication use, and other risk factors.
Administering pain relief before, during, and after medical procedures.
Monitoring patients’ vital signs during procedures.
Approving general, sedative, regional, or local anesthetics.
Reviewing medical files and lab results.
Continuing care after surgery to control the level of pain relief and consciousness.
Communicating continuing care instructions to specialists and nurses.
Supervising anesthesia assistants and certified registered nurse anesthetists.
Informing patients of risks associated with anesthesia.
Complying with medical and hospital procedure policy.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Expertise in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, airway management, invasive monitoring, renal therapy and mechanical ventilation.
Competent with Tracheal intubations, intravenous and central line cannulation, defibrillation and cardioversion, providing emergency medication, providing resuscitation inclusive of pacing and pericardiocentesis and care for the patient post resuscitation.
Compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure for long hours.
Good communication (written and verbal) skills.
Post Graduate Degree in Anesthesiology from a recognized institution.
MBChB or its equivalent holding a valid practicing license and retention certificate from the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Council.
Valid certification in at least either ATLS, ACLS or BLS certification as applicable.
Sound Clinical knowledge, critical thinking, attention to detail.
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a busy hospital.
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