Administer anesthesia, monitor patient's vital signs, and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. May assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
* Stress Tolerance
* Attention to Detail
* Self Control
* Concern for Others
* Analytical Thinking
* Select, prepare, or use equipment, monitors, supplies, or drugs for the administration of anesthetics.
* Manage patients' airway or pulmonary status, using techniques such as endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, respiratory therapy, and extubation.
* Monitor patients' responses, including skin color, pupil dilation, pulse, heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, ventilation, or urine output, using invasive and noninvasive techniques.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles
Associate Professor Program Director Nurse Anesthesia, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Chief CRNA), Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Chief Nurse Executive, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP), Nurse Anesthetist, Professor/Nurse Anesthetist, Senior Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Senior CRNA), Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Staff CRNA), Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesia Service (Staff CRNA, Anesthesia Service), Staff Nurse Anesthetist.