Anaesthetist (Cardiac Surgery or Cardiovascular Dept.) – Emergency

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Anaesthetist (Cardiac Surgery or Cardiovascular Dept.) – Emergency

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Anaesthetist (Cardiac Surgery or Cardiovascular Dept.) – Emergency

Guidelines, Protocols and Equipment

All EMERGENCY international personnel are expected to know and follow the hospital admissions criteria, guidelines, protocols, and the diagnosis and treatment standards in use in the Centre, and to ensure the correct compilation of clinical records and statistics in both computer and paper formats.

The main duties and responsibilities of the international Cardiac Anaesthetist are:

  • management of anaesthetic procedures in the pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative phases, and in cases where anaesthetic assistance is required for diagnostic procedures;
  • management of cardiopathic patients in the pre- and post-operative phases in Intensive Care;
  • management of hospital emergencies (Intensive Care, Ward, Cath Lab, Cardiology Clinic)
  • mentoring of resident physicians (where present);
  • assisting in clinical research and record keeping as required by the scientific programmes of the specialist sector of the Medical Division of EMERGENCY.
  • You will be expected to participate in the discussion and agreement of surgical treatment proposed by the cardiologist and cardiac surgeon colleagues.
  • Close collaboration is also indispensable in deciding the anaesthetic strategy and post-operative treatment of the patient.

Management and Training of Local Personnel

  • Clinical activities and patient care are always carried out alongside and in collaboration with local personnel, who thus benefit from training in the field.
  • There is also provision for more specific teaching activities, managed by the international specialists, in accordance with the clinical protocols in use and as agreed with the Medical Coordinator.

Specific Requirements

  • Medical degree, and current professional registration on the medical register of your Country of residence;
  • specialisation in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care;
  • experience in the Cardiac Surgery or Cardiovascular Department (Operating Theatres, Cardiac ICU, Cath Lab…).
  • For this role, EMERGENCY is also seeking resident physicians.

Required Availability

  • 6 months overseas stay including a period of leave to be taken at the end of the mission in agreement with the coordinator.
  • Shorter missions may only be considered for specific needs as defined by the organisation.

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