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Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Duke Raleigh Hospital / Full-Time

Company: Duke Health
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.

About Duke Raleigh Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years. Duke Raleigh Hospital features 204 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive array of services, including cancer, cardiovascular, neuroscience, advanced gastrointestinal, and wound healing care.

Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Duke Raleigh Hospital

$30,000 Commitment Bonus currently being offered!

Job Summary

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

Work Performed

  • 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 function.
  • 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. Minimum Qualifications

    Education
    • Graduate of MSN or DNP School of Nurse Anesthesia approved by the State Accrediting Agency and the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is required. Certifications
      • BLS required
      • CRNA certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is required Licensure
        • RN license issued by the NCBON with authorization to practice as a CRNA Experience
          • None required above education/training requirement. Work Schedule
            • Full Time Position, 40 hours per week
            • Self-schedule
              • 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts
              • Weekend, holiday and call rotations Duke 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 essentialjob 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.

Keywords: Duke Health, Raleigh , Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Duke Raleigh Hospital / Full-Time, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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