Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Duke Raleigh Hospital - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in
care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an
important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County
for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The
hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of
services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh
Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences
including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center,
advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound
healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain
clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community
outreach and education programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked
Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five
adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and
stroke. Duke Nursing Highlights:
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet
- 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.
- Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
- Relocation Assistance! We are seeking a Nurse Anesthetist for
our Duke Raleigh Hospital location to care for our patients before,
during and after a medical procedure or surgery to ensure they're
free from pain. The new Duke Raleigh South Pavilion OR suite, which
opened in August 2021, offers large operating rooms and expanded
recovery suites, which will allow practitioners to take advantage
of the latest and greatest technologies in surgical services.
Flexible scheduling options include tracks to work 8, 10, or
The Triangle area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh,
Durham, and Chapel Hill, is consistently rated among the best areas
in the country to live. With its array of family-friendly
activities, exceptional schools and universities, premier shopping,
and Research Triangle Park's high-tech research and development
center, Raleigh/Durham has something for everyone.
We Invite You to Apply If;
You are compassionate, patient, and have top notch interpersonal
Your goal is to promote patient's well-being through exceptional
You are collaborative and excited to be part of a care team.
- 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
- 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. Required
- 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) is
- Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina
and BLS are required.
- Eligibility for certification by the AANA as a certified Nurse
Anesthetist is required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Strong patient assessment skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication,
written communication, interpersonal relations, customer service,
adaptability, and change management
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing PC
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