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Be a team member in a brand new concept of patient care in the Duke University Health System: a series of new ambulatory surgery centers in Wake County. DUHS's immediate opening for Clinical Nurse II (RN), Arringdon Ambulatory Surgery Center is a once in a career opportunity. You'll come in on the ground floor to help build and grow this initiative, starting with the first Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center in Arringdon, NC. Your experience will help bring this new concept to life, build the team to deliver exceptional care, and open the door to grow with Duke from the ground up.
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.
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.
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
Eligibility for certification by the AANA as a certified Nurse Anesthetist is required.
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