Anaesthetic Technician at Lagoon Hospitals

Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Lagoon Hospitals has consistently been providing healthcare of international standards in Nigeria. Established in 1984 by Professor Emmanuel and Professor (Mrs.) Oyin Elebute, and commencing operations in 1986 as a provider of integrated healthcare services, Lagoon Hospitals is currently the largest private healthcare services Group in Nigeria with six healthcare facilities.

Anaesthetic Technician at Lagoon Hospitals 1

JOB TITLE: Anaesthetic Technician

Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Chief Intensivist and Consultant Anesthetist


  • This role is responsible for providing direct clinical assistance to anesthetists, ensure safe operational anesthetic and ancillary equipment in the operating theatre and maintaining a high standard of patient care
  • Stocking & preparation of anaesthetic rooms, ensuring all rooms and equipment trolleys are stocked in accordance with the stocking list for each theatre.
  • Checking and preparation of anaesthetic machines, intravenous drugs and ancillary equipment including cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of equipment.
  • Preparation, application and establishment of patients monitoring equipment.
  • Provide professional, clinical and technical assistance to the anaesthetist during all anaesthetic procedures and other times.
  • Receiving patients from theatre reception, checking verbally the full names and hospital number with wrist band and ensure the adequate operative consent has been signed consistent with the operation list.
  • Transferring patients to the operating room and to post-operative care units after procedures.
  • Assisting with safe positioning of patients.
  • When required, provide assistance outside the operating theatre in other units like the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, CT Scanning Suite, MRI Unit, or other areas of the hospitals
  • Carry out other duties as assigned

Key Result Areas / Performance Goals

  • Anaesthetic Rooms to be kept to a high degree of cleanliness
  • Sterilization of all anaesthetic equipment
  • Incidence reporting and adequate documentation
  • Triage
  • Use of SOPS/adherence to quality standards

Job Qualifications

  • Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Certificate of Training as Anesthetic Technician
  • 2 – 3 years post qualification experience is desired

Core Competencies:

  • Basic Life Support skills
  • I-CARE attitude (Integrity, Compassion, Attentiveness, Respect, Excellence and Empathy)
  • Computer literacy
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail.

Application Closing Date
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Job CategoryMedical/ Healthcare / Pharmaceutical