CRNA - Nurse Anesthetist - Duke Regional Hospital

  • Requisition Number: 401518793
  • Department: DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • Location: Durham
  • Type of Position: Regular
  • Shift: First/Day
  • Specialty: Surgical Services/OR
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Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

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 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!
• Tuition Reimbursement & Loan Forgiveness!

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 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.

Surgical Services/OR