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Anesthetic Technician at Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG)

Eye Foundation Hospital Group (EFHG) is a healthcare group with speciality in Eye care services. The Eye Foundation Hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Anesthetic Technician

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Consultant Anesthesiologist

Job Summary

  • The Anaesthetic technician’s main responsibility is to assist in patient support and monitor of vital signs post-surgery to ensure smooth and quick recovery after surgery and ensure the general wellbeing of patients.

Job Description
Before Surgery:

  • Prepares equipment needed for the patient to safely undergo Anesthesia
  • Assisting in setting up the anesthetic machine
  • Preparation of intravenousdrugs
  • Assisting in preparing a range of devices to maintain the patient’s airway (e.g.laryngeal masks, endotracheal tube)
  • Communicating with the patient when they arrive into the operating theatre
  • Preparation of Anesthetics checklist protocols
  • Establishing and securing an airway under the supervision of the Consultant Anesthesiologist.
  • Making sure that patients are positioned in such a way NOT to cause discomfort or injury during their procedure.

During Surgery:

  • Monitoring and maintaining patients’ vital signs.
  • Collection and analysis of patient (blood) samples.
  • Acquiring and administering transfusion fluids and equipment.
  • Work closely under the supervision of the Consultant Anesthesiologist.

After Surgery:

  • Waking the patient after the surgery.
  • Removing airway devices.
  • Transferring patients to post-operative care units
  • Care and maintenance of critical tools.

Qualifications

  • A National Certificate in Anesthetic Technology from a reputable university teaching hospital.
  • At least 2 years work experience in the same role
  • A good knowledge of peri-operatives is required for the role

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Good technical and measurement skills.
  • Organized and methodical.
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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