Nurse Anesthetist Duty Descriptions

Nurse Anesthetist
Serves as a Nurse Anesthetist for Macdill Air Force Base; evaluates patients' condition with respect to anesthesia requirements; anesthetizes patients for a broad range of surgeries; observes patient during surgery and adjusts treatment as necessary; provides immediate post-anesthetic care to patients; inspects, tests, and maintains all equipment and anesthetics; assists surgery teams and submits After Action Reports as required.

Nurse Anesthetist
Serves as a Nurse Anesthetist specialist for Eisenhower Army Medical Center; explains types of anesthesia used and possible complications; administers anesthesia by inhalation, endotracheal intubation, intravenous, and other methods; sets up intravenous solutions and maintains proper flow rate; performs invasive monitoring and interprets data; adjusts delivery of anesthetic agents and adjunctive drugs to support the patient's respiratory, circulatory, and renal functions.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Fills critical role as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA); evaluates patients and determines the need for and administers parenteral fluids, including blood, and plasma; administers vasoactive drugs as required; maintains situational awareness as a member of the surgery team; maintains anesthesia at appropriate levels and manages anesthetic care throughout surgery; monitors the patient to maintain proper level of anesthesia; provides post-anesthetic care to patients.

Nurse Anesthetist
Serves as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) for William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC); determines type and method of anesthesia required for a broad range of surgical procedures; coordinates with supply function to ensure drug availability; coordinates with surgical teams and participates in reviews and analysis of patient care; trains health care professionals; responsible for medical equipment and supplies worth over $300,000.

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