Controlled substances - page 3

Recently, a student nurse anesthetist was found dead in the on-call room of a drug overdose. People I know who work in PACU, OR say there is NO accountability for controlled substances. That pretty... Read More

  1. by   sway
    Speaking of drug testing, does anyone know if most CRNA jobs even test for drug use? The RN job I have never tests anyone, and it's a 200 bed level trauma center.
  2. by   jwk
    Quote from sway
    Speaking of drug testing, does anyone know if most CRNA jobs even test for drug use? The RN job I have never tests anyone, and it's a 200 bed level trauma center.
    We do pre-employment drug testing on everyone - MDA, CRNA, AA, secretaries, billing staff, etc.

    There is no random testing but we have a very detailed procedure that is followed if someone is suspected of using drugs.

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