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NURSE ANESTHETIST - Duke Eye Center - DUH

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 8/6/2019
Job Reference #: 1351143
Keywords: nurse

Job Description

Auto req ID
109874BR

Duke Entity
DUKE HOSPITAL

Job Code
5060 NURSE ANESTHETIST

Job Description

General Description of the Job Class

Administer anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Administer general anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain 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 patient.

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. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.



Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401556726

Position Title
NURSE ANESTHETIST - Duke Eye Center - DUH

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
K1

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
EC ANESTHESIA

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, 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 robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

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.

Experience

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.