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FOR HIRE ONLY - STAFF NURSE ANESTHETIST

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 8/22/2019
Job Reference #: 1355580
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Auto req ID
110695BR

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1323 STAFF NURSE ANESTHETIST

Job Description
Occ SummaryAdminister anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain duringsurgical, obstetrical and othermedical procedures.Work PerformedAdminister general anesthetics to render patients insensible to painPerform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.The above statementsdescribethe general natureand level of work This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of allresponsibilities and dutiesrequired of personnel soclassified.being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures; takenecessary remedial action toaspirate secretions fromthroat larynx and trachea as required.Determine, set up and prepare necessary drugs, supplies and equipmentfor the administration ofanesthetics; assemblegas machine and test to insure proper functioning; ensure availabilityof proper type blood foremergency use.Study patient records to determine probable effects of anesthetic onpatient; monitor vital signsduring course ofprocedure; take necessary action to ensure a near normal physiologicalstatus of the patient.Prepare patients foranesthesia to include explaining procedures and positioning patient onoperating room table; recordcondition of patientand type of anesthetic used on patient's chart.Assist in moving patient from operating room to recovery area; checkpatient periodically andtakeremedial measures toalleviate unfavorable post anesthesia effects as required.Supervise and instruct student nurse anesthetists in the administrationof general anesthetics;assist in evaluating clinicalperformance and progress; instruct residents, interns and allied healthstudents in the proceduresand techniques ofanesthesiology. Disassemble equipment and clean work area; reportnecessary equipment repairsandadjustments toproper personnel.Maintain records of each anesthetic administered and prepare periodicreports related to activities.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesN/A

Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401565714

Position Title
FOR HIRE ONLY - STAFF NURSE ANESTHETIST

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
14

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
Regional Anesthesia PLLC

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires graduation from a professional nursing program and froma school of nurse anesthesia approved by the State Accrediting Agencyand the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of NurseAnesthetists (AANA); current registration as a professional nurse inthe State of North Carolina. Eligibility for certification by the AANAas a certified Nurse Anesthetist is required.

Experience

None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE