Clinical Officer (Anesthetist) Job at Catholic Hospital Wamba, Kenya

Catholic Hospital Wamba is a third tier mission hospital in Wamba, Samburu County.

Our mission is to live the healing mission of Christ within Samburu County and beyond.

CHW was begun in 1969 and is managed by the Catholic Diocese of Maralal.

The Hospital is seeking for a committed and flexible professional to fill in the following post:

Position: Clinical Officer – Anesthetist

Reports to: Medical Officer In-Charge

Duty Station: Catholic Hospital Wamba

Job Purpose: The job holder will provide care to patients in the hospital theatre and critical care units, and to any other patients who require acute medical intervention that may be provided by a Clinical anesthetist.

Roles and Responsibilities;

  • Administer anesthesia or sedation during medical and surgical procedures, using local intravenous, spinal or caudal methods to patients in hospital wards and in outpatient clinics undergoing various procedures outside the operating theatre.
  • Diagnose illness using examination tests and reports.
  • Admit patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment.
  • Promote and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
  • Respond to any adverse occurrences e.g. injuries, falls, sudden illness by patients
  • Monitor patients before, during and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions and complications.
  • Examine patients, obtain medical history, and use diagnostic tests to determine risks during medical procedures.
  • Coordinate administration of anesthesia with surgeons during operation.
  • Confer with other medical professional to determine type and method anesthesia or sedation to render patient pain.
  • Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room, ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
  • Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians and other medical providers.
  • Be willing to assist at the OPD when there are is no surgery.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery with a Higher Diploma in Anesthesia.
  • Certificate of registration and valid practicing license from COC.
  • Proven Clinical experience for a minimum of three years.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communicator with good analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly disciplined
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the above requirements and are interested in this position, please send your application together with detailed curriculum vitae.

Deadline Friday 22nd June 2018 at 5.00 pm.

Address to

Human Resources Officer,
Catholic Diocese of Maralal,
P.O. Box 350 – 20600

Or email to and cc

Clearly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line

Hand Deliveries to be dropped at the reception at Catholic Diocese of Maralal Secretariat offices or Catholic Hospital Wamba.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Health and Medical
Updated: June 9, 2018 — 5:46 am