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Theatre Assistants

Arua (Uganda)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Arua (Uganda)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req8060

Job Title: Theatre Assistants

Sector: Health

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Arua, Uganda

Job Description

BACKGROUND:

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

SCOPE OF WORK:

The theatre assistant will be responsible for preparing the theatre for surgical operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical roles:

  • Preparing surgical trolleys for different surgical operations;
  • Maintaining surgical instruments and equipment;
  • Assisting in minor surgical procedures; and
  • Safe disposal of theatre waste.
  • Any other role assigned by the supervisor.                            

Communication/Reporting

  • Provide regular feedback to the theatre team and nursing officer on activity in the theater including patients’ condition and progress.
  • Assist in preparation of reports;

Key working relationships:

INTERNAL:

Direct supervisor: Aesthetic officer

Technical support:Medical Officer, Nursing officer

Other:Logistics, finance, admin staff.

EXTERNAL:

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

Consortium Members:

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


Qualifications

 

Education

•Must have a Uganda Certificate of Education with passes in science subjects or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Education

•Must have a Uganda Certificate of Education with passes in science subjects or its equivalent from a recognized institution.·Certificate in Theatre Techniques

Experience

  • At least one year working experience in a facility with functional and busy theatre.

Skills and Abilities

  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Team work;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Good Communication; and
  • Time management

 

     Deadline for receiving applications is February 14th,2020

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.


 

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