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Anesthetist cum Intensive Care Consultant - Columbia Asia Hospitals

Doddaballapura, Karnataka, India
As per organisation standards
March 10, 2017

Clinical Duties

Pre-anesthetic assessment and preparing the patients. Any unusualcharacteristics of the same to be discussed with consultants.

Provision of clinical anesthesia services in operation theatre under supervision of Consultant both routine and emergency.

Provision of post-anesthetic care including supervision of the Area (Surgical ICU): monitoring (including clinical observation), pain relief, fluid therapy, respiratory therapy, adverse effects which may be related to anesthesia, preoperative medical problems. If required consultation may be taken from Consultant.

Supervision of paramedical staffs in OT and ICU.

Acute resuscitation services for the hospital as members of a resuscitation team CODE BLUE team.

Provide stand by anesthesia / general anesthesia for endoscopic procedures in minor OT and endoscopy room.

Administrative and managerial duties:

Provision of regular departmental meetings for news dissemination.

Participation in hospital meetings, intra departmental meetings.

Educational Duties (SUPERVISION)

Teaching members of all allied health professions when requested.

Students, Nursing Staff and Operating department assistants

Continuing medical education:

Participation in regular weekly departmental educational activities.

Regular attendance at/or participation in related scientific conferences and commissioned training sessions.

Continuous quality improvement processes.

Participating in peer review and quality improvement processes.

Maintain environment for safe anesthesia practice.

Undertake environment for safe anesthetic practice.

Undertake research in anesthesia in an organized manner.

Treat patients and perform clinical procedures as per the clinical privileges authorized.

Assisting senior consultants and consultant in managing OPD, IPD & Emergencies patients.

Doing the medical procedure as per the consultant doctors’ advice/supervision after getting the consent from patient’s attendant.

Accompany consultant doctors on IPD Ward visits.

Monitoring the progress of the patients.

Check the diet chart, medicine chart, vitals chart frequently.

Maintaining good relationship with staff, patients and their attendants.

Ensure that patient’s condition is communicated correctly to the relatives and all their queries are answered appropriately.

Strictly adhering to the medical ethics & management rules & regulations.

Work collectively with the Nursing In-charge to bring about quality improvement in the department.

Ascertain the strict implementation of various working protocols like BLS, ACLS and infection control.

Attending the training programmes and CMEs as and when required.

Any other tasks assigned by the HOD/ management from time to time.

As an anaesthetist you'll provide anaesthetics to patients for surgery and intensive care. Your main responsibility would be to care for patients before, during and after surgery, making sure that they are safe and comfortable.

As an anaesthetist, your key duties will be to:

prepare patients for surgery by explaining any risks or side effects

give anaesthetics to patients

observe and monitor patients during surgery, responding quickly to any changes

resuscitate and stabilise patients in the emergency department

relieve pain during childbirth

ease pain after an operation

manage acute and chronic pain

help psychiatric patients receiving electric shock therapy.

You'll also give anaesthetics to patients having operations outside the operating theatre such as radiology and radio-therapy, and dental surgery.

Skills, interests and qualities

Commitment to care others.

Interest and ability in science, medicine, anatomy and physiology.

Ability to work under pressure and make quick, accurate decisions.

Practical skills for examining patients and performing clinical procedures.

Exceptional communication skills and the ability to explain choices to patients.

Ability to work independently and also with other members of the theatre team.

Ability to always work to high professional standards

Keen interest in specialtyt field and a willingness to keep your skills up to date.

Desired Qualification:

- MBBS + DA / MD-Anesthesiolgy

- Relevant Experience - 3 to 9 years

Note :

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department/ward/unit.

- Aspirants are requested to E-mail resume in MS word format only along with photograph scanned and placed on resume and also with details on current and expected salary.

- Please superscribe as " Application for the post of Anesthetist cum Critical Care Consultant " in Subject column when writing/sending/forwarding E-mail.

-Work Location-Doddaballapur-Bangalore-Karnataka-India.