Duke University NURSE ANESTHETIST - Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina
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DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
5060 NURSE ANESTHETIST
Location: Duke Regional Hospital
Duke Regional Hospital seeks to hire a CRNA to join our Perioperative team.
Duke Regional Hospital Profile
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,700 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 15,792 patients and had 123,234 outpatient visits.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #16 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
• All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
• Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
• Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
• Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
• Relocation Assistance!
Administer anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures.
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.
NURSE ANESTHETIST - Duke Regional Hospital
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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.