Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) – Multiple Locations Available

April 17, 2024

Job Description

Duke University Health System

Internal Number: 206618

 

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 University Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health’s three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.

 

 

 

 

Nurse Anesthetist – CRNA

 

 

$30,000 COMMITMENT BONUS is currently being offered.

 

 

Job Location – Multiple Locations AVAILABLE

 

Job Summary

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

 

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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.

 

 

Job Eligibility Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited MSN or DNP or DNAP CNRA program

 

Certification

  • CRNA
  • Eligibility for certification by the AANA as a certified Nurse Anesthetist is required for new grads.

 

Licensure

  • Current RN licensure issued by or recognized by NCBON with approval to practice as a CRNA

 

Experience

  • New grads welcome to apply, no experience required beyond CRNA education and training

 

Job Hours

Shift options vary based on location.  Many options are available.

 

 

 

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.

 

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.


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