Duke University Health System seeks to hire Nurse Anesthetist Registered Nurses who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together. Choose Duke to enjoy our culture of excellence, an outstanding benefits package including pension plan contribution and relocation support, plus lifelong career opportunities throughout our Health System!
Work Hours & Shifts:
Full Time: Various hours including Days and Rotating.
Duke University Hospital is comprised of three surgical sites; Duke Hospital, which is a 24-hour, 7 day a week, Level 1 Trauma Center with 35 Operating Rooms connected to the Duke Medicine Pavilion (DMP) with 18 operating rooms.
Additionally, we have an Ambulatory Surgery Center with 9 operating rooms offering a variety of services that provide outpatient procedures offering the latest technology for adult and pediatric patients, as well as an Eye Center with 6 operating rooms providing highly specialized surgery for all ophthalmology including; glaucoma/corneal transplant, cataracts, vitreo-retinal, Neuro-ophthalmology and pediatrics. We facilitate a streamlined approach to serving patients within the continuum of surgical care while maintaining high standards of excellence. By becoming part of the Duke Surgical Services team, you will have opportunities to participate in national and international research, education, and cutting edge technologies.
Duke University Hospital includes eight specialties offering new and exciting opportunities in both adult and pediatrics using the latest technological advancements including two intraoperative MRI suites, two intraoperative CT suites and two hybrid rooms.
Administer anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures. Administer general anesthetics to render patients insensible topain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures; take necessary remedial action to aspirate secretions from throat larynx and trachea as required.
Determine, set up and prepare necessary drugs, supplies and equipment for the administration of anesthetics; assemble gas machine and test to insure proper functioning; ensure availability of proper type blood for emergency use. Study patient records to determine probable effects of anesthetic on patient; monitor vital signs during course of procedure; take necessary action to ensure a near normal physiological status of the Prepare patients for anesthesia to include explaining procedures and positioning patient on operating room table; record condition of patient and type of anesthetic used on patient's chart. Assist in moving patient from operating room to recovery area; check patient periodically and take remedial measures to alleviate unfavorable post anesthesia effects as required.
Supervise and instruct student nurse anesthetists in the administration of general anesthetics; assist in evaluating clinical performance and progress; instruct residents, interns and allied health students in the procedures and techniques of anesthesiology.
Disassemble equipment and clean work area; report necessary equipment repairs and adjustments to proper personnel. Maintain records of each anesthetic administered and prepare periodic reports related to activities.
Requisition Number 401491458
Duke Entity DUKE HOSPITAL
Job Code 5060 NURSE ANESTHETIST
Job Family Level K1
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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Master's degree from a school of nurse anesthesia approved by the State Accrediting Agency and the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) required.
None required above education/training requirement.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. Eligibility for certification by the AANA as a certified Nurse Anesthetist is required.
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