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Clinical Officer – Anesthetist

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

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.


  1. 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.
  2. Diagnose illness using examination tests and reports.
  3. Admit patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment.
  4. Promote and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
  5. Respond to any adverse occurrences e.g. injuries, falls, sudden illness by patients
  6. Monitor patients before, during and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions and complications.
  7. Examine patients, obtain medical history, and use diagnostic tests to determine risks during medical procedures.
  8. Coordinate administration of anesthesia with surgeons during operation.
  9. Confer with other medical professional to determine type and method anesthesia or sedation to render patient pain.
  10. Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room, ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
  11. Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians and other medical providers.
  12. Be willing to assist at the OPD when there are is no surgery.
  13. Perform related duties as required.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Medication and prescription administration; Supervision; Operative management; People management; Patient care; Surgery; Medicine
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Catholic Diocese of Maralal

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 50-100 people

The Catholic Diocese of Maralal was curved out of the Marsabit Diocese in June 2001 and Bishop Virgilio Pante consecrated as its first Bishop on October 6th 2001. It is legally registered with the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishop Secretariat Nairobi. The Bishop is the head of the Diocese. The Diocese comprises individual Churches known as Parishes.

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