Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) / full-time / Duke Regional Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 228869
Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 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. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital areconsistently 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 (based on eligibility)
Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Duke Regional Hospital
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 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.
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.
CRNA certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is required
RN license issued by the NCBON with authorization to practice as a CRNA
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.