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6 Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International, Anaesthetic Nurses

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6 Job Opportunities at Medical Teams International, Anaesthetic Nurses

Job Title: ANAESTHETIC NURSES (6) Positions
Reports to Direct: Medical Officer in charge

Job Summary
Responsible for the medical management and anesthetic care of patients before, during and after surgery. Provides direct supervision to the Theater Assistant.


  • Before surgery, provide patient and attendant with appropriate information on their condition and treatment options so patient can give informed consent; assess patient’s readiness for surgery through physical examination, reviewing medical history and laboratory results, and obtain patient’s written authorization for operation
  • During surgery, administer anesthesia to control patient’s pain and level of consciousness and provide continual medical assessment of vital life functions
  • After surgery, identify evidence of recovery and determine when patient has been stabilized sufficiently to be moved to the ward or sent home
  • Supervise the Theater Assistant to ensure the operating room is clean and ready for surgery. Provide continuous learning and development opportunities for the Theater staff
  • Ensure biomedical equipment is in good working order by using in accordance with user manual and protocols, perform cleaning and minor maintenance and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning
  • Supervise all pharmacy related activities (stock control, station re-stocking, inventories, expired drugs, etc.) and other equipment of anesthetic ward, follow-up of narcotics and sedatives (register, consumption, empty phials, etc.), and ensure sufficient supply for to perform medical activities accountable for the appropriate use of materials and assets
  • Implement hygiene best practices and ensure the integrity of anesthetic materials including decontamination, sterilization and storage conditions to ensure the safety of patients and staff
  • Produce reports as required
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentor-ship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Diploma in nursing with additional training in Anesthesia from a recognized institution is required
Registered with Tanzania Nurse and Midwifery Council
Possession of a valid Annual Practicing License is required

Minimum 2 years of experience administering anesthesia is required
Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage


  • In-depth knowledge of anesthetic operating principles
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and control (IPC) protocol


  • Highly skilled in administering anesthesia and monitoring vital life functions
  • Skilled at capacity building and developing a high functioning team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Skilled in writing reports


  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Physically fit to assist in moving patients
  • Committed to high ethical standards
  • Ability to live and work in a remote area
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

Documents to be attached with application
CV/Resume (in English)
Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document)
Academic Certificate
Registration Certificate from Pharmacy Council of Tanzania
Recommendation Letter from previous employer
Copy of police report or letter of good character from local government
Copy of Certificate of Service from previous employer

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as ASSISTANT DENTAL OFFICER” , including 3 work related referees to

Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period at the bottom of your CV
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12th December 2019 5.00PM.

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