Work as a team member of specialized doctors and operation theatre staff in managing both elective and emergency surgeries including Caesarean Sections.
Administer anaesthesia or sedation and appropriate pain management during surgical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal, or caudal methods in accordance to standard guidelines.
Monitor patient before, during, and after anaesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications, such as provision of fluids and blood.
Provide and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
Examine patient, obtain medical history, and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.
Position patient on operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility.
Decide when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to the post-operative room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery.
Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation.
Confer with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anaesthetic or sedation to render patient insensible to pain.
Coordinate and direct work of nurses, medical technicians, and other health care providers working as the operation theatre team.
Provide medical care and consultation in various settings, prescribing medication and treatment and referring patients for surgery.
Support other theatre staff and train them on proper way to provide optimal care to patients needing surgery as well as the proper post-surgery care.
Schedule and maintain stock and proper use of anaesthetic equipment.
When required, take part in coordination meetings, workshops, training events and conferences at the field and district level.
Perform such other duties that may be assigned by the supervisors.