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CO/Nurse Anaesthetist Job at National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 25 November 2020
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 20-11-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-11-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-11-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
CO/Nurse Anaesthetist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK)

Deadline of this Job:
25 November 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 20, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) is a family of Christian communions and organisations in fellowship and witness. It was established in June 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto, near Nairobi. The delegates in the conference, representing the missionary institutions working in the country at the time, affirmed their wish to work towards a united church that would impact the lives of the people.
The purpose of the position is to glorify God through the provision of safe anaesthesia services to patients .

• Meeting patients before their procedure to conduct pre-operative examinations (which includes measuring weight, height, fluid levels etc).
• Determining appropriate anaesthetic or sedation for patient based on pre-operative examination and prior medical history.
• Explaining anaesthetic process to patients and re-assuring them before they are led into the operating theatre under their supervision.
• Administering appropriate type of anaesthesia (local, regional, general or sedation) to patients via a variety of methods including inhalation or intravenous injection.
• Recording vital details, including type of anaesthesia administered, dosage, method of administration and patient’s condition.
• Positioning patients on operating tables, ensuring they are warm and comfortable.
• Monitoring patients throughout their medical procedure and dealing immediately with any problems that arise.
• Safely waking patients from their procedure whilst maintaining appropriate levels of pain killer/sedation without causing unnecessary nausea and side-effects.
• Working co-operatively with other medical professions, including surgeons and theatre nurses to manage patients from end-to-end and deal with chronic pain complaints etc.
• Anaesthetist jobs may also involve training medical students and fellow medical professionals on patient care related to the administration of anaesthetic agents.

Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
• Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
• A good understanding of community dynamics. Knowledge and familiarity with the community

(Indicate the minimum qualification and experience required for performance of the job, not those of the current or previous jobholder)
Level of Education/Academic Qualification
Secondary School Education (KCSE).
Specialised Training/Professional Qualifications
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery/ Nursing
• Higher diploma in Anaesthesia
• Registered by relevant body
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Relevant Job Experience
• Must have worked in a similar position for at least three years in a similar position.

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form from the NCCK website. Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to indicating job title in the email subject line. The application forms to be received before close of business on 25 November 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Public is advised that NCCK does NOT charge any fee whatsoever for application, processing, interviewing or securing employment.

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