Experience and Education
Must be graduate of accredited school of nursing, licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse, and graduate of school of nurse anesthesia accredited by AANA. Licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas, and has passed qualifying examination administered by AANA required for certification as nurse anesthetist. Must also be registered by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas as Nurse Anesthetist. No experience required. Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
Prepares and administers anesthetic agents to patients in order to desensitize them to permit performance of medical or surgical procedures.
Performs pre-anesthesia evaluation of patient in order to ascertain physiological and psychological factors which influence selection of anesthetic agent and formulation of plan of anesthetic management.
Monitors patient in operating room in order to maintain patient in homeostatic condition and to ensure unnecessary injuries are not inflicted on patient.
Records anesthetic information on anesthesia chart to provide permanent record necessary for care of patient, material for teaching and studies, and to establish medical-legal record.
Provides clinical supervision or guidance to anesthesia students, paramedical and medical students in order to contribute to their clinical training.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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