Anesthesiologist Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client in the Hospital Industry is in need of an anesthesiologist who will provide direct medical care to patients requiring general or local anesthesia for surgical, diagnostic and other procedures such as prevention of pain and maintenance of body function. 
Registration or licensing is required. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal or caudal methods.
  • Confer with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anesthetic or sedation to render patient insensible to pain.
  • Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation.
  • Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
  • Examine patient, obtain medical history and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.
  • Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications. 
  • Record type and amount of anesthesia and patient condition throughout procedure. 
  • Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians and other health care providers. 
  • Manage anesthesiological services, coordinating them with other medical activities and formulating plans and procedures. 
  • Order laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures. 
  • Position patient on operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility. 
  • Provide and maintain life support and airway management, and help prepare patients for emergency surgery. 
  • Schedule and maintain use of surgical suite, including operating, wash-up, waiting rooms and anesthetic and sterilizing equipment.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized University
  • A Master of Medicine or equivalent in Anaesthesia from a recognized University is necessary.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a similar role
  • Registration and licensing is required
  • Experience in a busy health facility or hospital
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to
Only qualified candidates shall be contacted

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