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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

12315 Registered Nurse III, Anesthetist

Recommends and administers general anesthetics intravenously, topically, by inhalation, or by endotracheal intubation; induces patient anesthesia, and manages proper states of patient narcosis throughout prolonged surgeries. Determines the need for and administers parenteral fluids, including plasma and blood; administers stimulants as directed. May also administer local anesthetics, as needed.