International Rescue Committee Clinical Officer (Anesthetist) Job in Kakuma, Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Clinical Officer – Anesthetist (Kakuma)
Sector: Health 
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Regular  
Employee Category: Full Time
Job Purpose / Objective: Working under the guidance and supervision of the Medical Officer In charge of Kakuma Mission Hospital, the anesthetist will be directly responsible for;

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide safe anesthetic services to patients both from the local community and those referred from the IRC main hospital for surgery.
  • Maintain updated anesthetic records of all referral cases from the IRC camp hospital and submit required reports on the same.
  • Participate actively in organization of major camps that require theatre services including, cataracts camp, AMREF surgical and gynecological camps, IRC organized surgical camps.
  • Maintain inventory of major equipment in the theatre and maintenance track sheet to ensure all equipment are well maintained and functional at all times.
  • Participate in daily ward rounds as will be assigned by the supervisor
  • Assist with OPD consultations.
  • Participate at health meetings as required by the organization to give updates on the functioning of theatre unit
  • Organize regular on-the-job training sessions for the camp hospital staff in coordination with your supervisor and/or Clinical Services Manager.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as may be assigned by the catholic diocese/ Supervisor or Clinical Services Manager.
  • Participate in ordering of anesthetic drugs, supplies and major theatre equipment
Key Result Areas:
  • Provision of safe anesthetic services to patients both from the local community and those referred from the IRC main hospital for surgery.
  • Coordinate with visiting consultants and theatre team for successful completion of the theatre camps
  • Maintain accurate inventory and ensure rational use of anesthetic supplies.
Required Qualifications:
  • Higher Diploma in Clinical Anesthesia from KMTC or any other reputable institution.
  • Certification in ACLS and ATLS.
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • At least two years experience working in a busy theatre unit.
  • Computer literate
  • Team player and cultural sensitivity is required.
  • Ability to work in hardship areas (Previous experience in a Camp setting will be an added advantage).
  • Fluency in Turkana/Somali will be an added advantage
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
International allowances are not available for this position. 
Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee
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processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any
sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: or report to the nearest police.

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