ASSISTANT NURSING OFFICER (NURSE ANAESTHETIST) II-RE-ADVERTISED - 1 POST
Employer: Muhimbili National Hospital
Date Published: 2017-11-25
Application Deadline: 2017-12-09
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Perform pre – operative patients visits: explain procedures to patients and check whether they have any medical conditions that could create problem under anaesthesia;
ii. Prepare operating room: check anaesthesia machine, supplies, medicine and gases;
iii. Assist Anaesthesiologist to administer anaesthetics to patients;
iv. Administer intravenous fluids and basic anaesthetics to patients under supervision and direction of anaesthesiologist;
v. Observes condition of patients during surgical procedures, including skin color, dilation of pupils and vital signs: initiates remedial measures to prevent surgical shock or other adverse condition as required;
vi. Documents anaesthesia notes on patients;
vii. Help wake up patients after the anaesthestics;
viii. Accompanies patient to recovery area and remains until patient’s immediate condition is acceptable;
ix. Perform post – anaesthesia patient visits to rule out any complications secondary to anaesthesia;
x. Assist the anaesthesiologist in the emergencies;
xi. Participate in education and research;
xii. Responds timely to patient’s resuscitation call, at the accident and emergency department;
xiii. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Diploma in Nursing and Certificate of Anaesthesia from a recognized university or Institution. Must be registered by the Tanzania Nurses and Midwifery Council.
REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PMGSS4
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