A private hospital requires the services of a dynamic anaesthetist for an exciting and rewarding role
Minimum Qualification: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years
Participate in the performance of pre-anaesthetic care by
assessing staff notes, lab work, patient histories and physiology of patients
to determine the most appropriate anesthetic management.
The Nurse Anaesthetist may order additional analyses,
consultations, lab work, and peri-anesthetic medications as warranted.
Identify pre-existing medical conditions and
communicate to surgeons
Prepare, set up,
maintain and check the anaesthetic equipment and instruments to ensure that
they are clean, safe and in good working order.
Contribute to the
management of the daily flow of patients through the anaesthetic room and into
the theatre in accordance with the theatre schedule, working closely with all
members of the clinical team
Prepare patients for anaesthetic and/or operative
anaesthesia according to national and local anaesthetic guidelines and
procedures, ensuring a high standard of patient care.
Calibrate and help
read out data from monitoring devices during intervention.
Participate in the
management of the anesthetic procedure by monitoring appropriate physical,
physiochemical, and biochemical indicators such as blood pressure, heart rate,
EKG, blood loss, patient position, pulmonary compliance, arterial blood bases,
Assist in ensuring
prompt interventions in emergency situations as well as proper evacuation of
patients to referral centre Conduct/assist in difficult intubations and the
care of critically ill patients
Perform/assist in the
intra-operative management of blood transfusion
Oversee recovery from
anesthesia by observing the appropriate indicators in surgery as well as the
post-anesthesia recovery room; perform post-operative evaluation.