Job Title: Anesthetic Officer – IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Bidibidi, Uganda



International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict development services for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. The IRC is currently working in over 25 countries around the world, addressing both the immediate and lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in emergencies and the reconstruction needs of post-conflict societies.

The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and local communities. IRC Uganda has it country office in Kampala and regional offices in Kit gum Moroto, and Yumbe. The current program portfolio includes health, protection and rule of law, women’s protection and empowerment, and economic recovery and development programming



Job Summary

The anaesthetic officer will be responsible for administering anaesthesia and managing patients in the theatre and post-operative patients.



Roles and Responsibilities:

Technical roles:

  • Planning and budgeting for Anesthetic activities in the hospital.
  • Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it.
  • Providing pre- and post-operative care to patient.
  • Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations
  • Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality.
  • Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries.
  • Supervising and appraising staff.
  • Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics.
  • Supporting research activities; and
  • Compiling and submitting reports to relevant authorities


  • Provide regular feedback to the Medical Officer on activity in the theater including patients’ condition and progress.
  •  Assist in preparation of reports.

Key working relationships:


Direct supervisor::  health facility In-charge

 Technical support:  Medical Officer, Health facility In-charge

Other:                    Logistics, finance, admin staff.


 Govt. of Uganda:    District Health Team and other district officials

Consortium Members:

Other : NGOs, INGOs and UN agencies working in the project region




  • Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery with a Diploma in Anesthesia from a recognized Institution.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.


  • At least three years working experience in a busy CeMONC site with a functional theatre.
  • Experience in planning, organizing and coordinating theatre activities.

Skills and Abilities

  • Guidance and counselling.
  • Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Self-control and Stress management; an
  • Time management.
  • Language Skills: 



How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Please note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Deadline: June 14th 2022



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