- Organizeand carry out surgery activities, ensure pre and post-operative surgical care,
in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in close collaboration with medical staff in the emergency, intensive wards and operation theatre in order to improve patients’ health conditions.
- Coordinates the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols (antibiotic prophylaxis, post-operative pain management, thrombo-prophylaxis, caesarean section, blood
transfusion, etc) and recommendations (standard hygiene and sterilization
rules, prevention to HIV, TB, Syphilis and Hep B exposure) in order to minimize
Undertake pre-operative consultations, evaluating the surgical risks with the anesthetist and/or other medical staff involved, and obtaining the patient’s signed consent to operate.
Carry out emergency and programmed surgical intervention following MSF protocols and policies including swab counts, ensuring appropriate use of surgical equipment and proper OT registry entry/documentation of all OT intervention.
In collaboration with the anesthetist, carryout the collection and
analysis of quantitative surgical-anesthesia data, using post-operative
observation sheets and routine data collected, patient files, operating
department register, patient file, etc to monitor quality. Monthly revue data
and analyze clinical trends and comment on adverse events / poor clinical
outcome. Support organizing the operating program and with OT staff monitor use
of material and equipment and advice on instrument needs and coordinates
Carry out post-operative clinical care and ward rounds collaborating
with the anesthetist, the Operating Theatre Nurse and ward staff or
other Unit Managers to ensure compliance with MSF protocols and rational
use of medicines. Attend OPD, emergency room when required.
Put in place the emergency disaster response plan of the hospital along with the anesthetist and the medical doctor and /or the responsible nurse and run role hospital practical rehearsals, in order to ensure the continuity of the services under any circumstance.
Knows and helps implement the accidental blood exposure policy.
Plan,evaluate, and supervise the training of the staff (emergency and the outpatient
teams) in order to ensure the amount of knowledge required and to improve people diagnosing, triage, and early detection capabilities.
Support the Surgical team in SS to apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnosis and prevention (helped by clinical examination, laboratory results and exams available).
Assist the hospital team on organization of weekly planning for surgical ward and OT.
Ensure surgical follow-up of complicated surgical patients (planned / emergency) until the patient’s exit from the hospital and aftercare (if follow-up is needed).
Review complicated surgery cases together with SS surgeon (post-operative infection, organ damage, mortality, etc.) on weekly basis.
Be available on call for any query and technical support requested by the hospital surgical team (real time consultancy).
Follow up on consumption in the operating theatre and the availability of the relevant drugs and medical material.
Monitor the quality of the disinfection and sterilization process of the material and medical equipment (checklists).
Contribute and work closely with MTL in preparation of the medical order for surgical/ ER activities, justifying the needs/
Check the good course of medical activities within the ward (prescription correctly applied, necessary follow-up done, etc.)
- Monitor the workload in the OT, ER and surgical ward and propose changes / adaptions if needed.
Assist on the implementation of comprehensive documentation in the patients' medical file in a timely and accurate manner diagnosis, lab exams, treatments, plan and discharge orders.
Review the exiting patients recording forms and propose relevant changes if required.
Report immediately to MTL about problems in the service, especially regarding losses/ robbery/damages of medical equipment or medicines.
Write a monthly medical report on surgical activities and contribute to the MMR.
** Monthly Salary: 1175.5 JD
** 6 month contract, can be converted to open ended contract based on evaluation of performance and operational needs.
|Job Location:||Amman, Jordan|
|Job Role:||Medical, Healthcare, and Nursing|
|Company Industry:||Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|