Under the overall guidance of the administrator of De Martino General Hospital, the Specialist Surgeon will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
1.Build the capacity of the surgical team including young doctors provide specialist surgical services to patients that present with general surgical conditions;
2.Assist junior doctors analyze patients surgical and medical conditions and make decisions on their treatment protocols including referrals and evacuations out of Kismayo.
3.Oversee the team prescribe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures;
4.Develop plan for surgical team and to set up theatre, surgical ward and surgical outpatient department;
5.Provides on-the-job training to and supportive supervision of department nurses, other hospital doctors and the surgical team of the hospital;
6.Train De Martino General Hospital staff to put in place proper infection prevention control measures;
7. Oversee instruments, equipment, and operating theatre rooms to ensure standard sterility is in place;
8.Train doctors manage surgery services, including planning, scheduling and coordination, determination of procedures, and procurement of supplies and equipment;
9.Provide consultation and surgical assistance to other physicians and surgeons;
10.Prepare case histories and submit monthly achievement report to the hospital director;
11.Train the surgical team to establish and run surgical outpatient clinic;
12.Participate in general and after-hours rosters with other clinical staff including on-call duties;
13.Any other tasks as required by the hospital and the Ministry of Health and Human Services.
Responsible for providing high level specialist services and transferring of skills when required by effectively carrying out consultations, treatments and procedures for both non urgent and emergency category patients;
Participate in general teaching ward and clinic rounds;
Responsible for supervising and providing consultative advice to junior medical staff, students and Nursing staff in order to transfer skills.
Train the team in providing all treatment and referral services in accordance with Somali MOH guidelines.
IOM will be technically supporting this assignment through interaction with the qualified Somali expatriate and beneficiary institution