Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
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.