The Anaesthesia Provider is responsible for providing respiratory and anaesthesia care to pre-op, surgical, and post-op patients undergoing surgical treatment. This may include the care of trauma patients in an emergency setting.

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Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • – Maintain a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • – Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry and ongoing response.
  • – Deploy internationally to disaster settings as part of the DART team, serving with fellow members to further Samaritan’s Purse’s mission.
  • – Follow the policies and procedures of Samaritan’s Purse as set forth in the Policy Manual.
  • – Collaborate with emergency, medical, critical care, and surgical teams.
  • – Complete clinical assessments and diagnoses with the use of basic laboratory tests and basic imaging.
  • – Analyse medical histories and patient records to develop the best plan of care.
  • – Independently intubate and manage airways.
  • – Provide anaesthesia services during surgical procedures, including conscious sedation.
  • – Manage anaesthesia machine settings and ween patients from anaesthesia.
  • – Conduct and supervise direct patient care, including some non-surgical treatment options.
  • – Monitor patients following surgery and coordinate changes to the plan of care with other medical and nursing staff.
  • – Prescribe medications in accordance with the Samaritan’s Purse formularies.
  • – Maintain patients’ medical records and participate in data collection as requested.
  • – Practice standard precautions and maintain the integrity of sterile supplies and equipment.
  • – Provide both outpatient consultation and inpatient hospital services.
  • – Consult with local providers and health officials as requested by Clinical Director.
  • – Minister to patients with a bedside manner reflective of the Christian witness.



  • – Minimum of two years of anaesthesia experience in a hospital setting. (Time spent in anaesthesia residency is applicable to meet the minimum requirement.)
  • – Completion of accredited training as an anaesthesiologist or certified registered nurse anaesthetist with current active licensure and board certification.
  • – Experience within the last five years in a primary anaesthesia provider role.
  • – Available on short notice for a 3–4-week deployment, once or twice per year.
  • – Able to serve within a very fast-paced environment, 7 days/week for extended hours while on deployment.
  • – Highly detail-oriented in all areas of work.
  • – Able to work as a member of a team, particularly cross-culturally.
  • – Willingness to work in unstable, insecure areas.
  • – Experience working in a low-resource setting.

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