Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Seeking CRNA to provide anesthesia care in the Operating Room, preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up.
Provide anesthesia care in the Operating Room in support of surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures under general supervision of an anesthesiologist. Provide preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Meet the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned nursing unit. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Graduation from an accredited school of nurse anesthesia and an RN license or license-eligible in the State of Pennsylvania.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Ability to start A-lines, IV lines and Central lines.
Ability to insert Endobronchial tubes and use the Glide Scope, light wand and Intubating LMA.
Must obtain and maintain BLS. Requires prior ACLS/PALS training.
Demonstrates computer literacy, accurate and timely charting via Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Primarily within OR/Surgical Suites.
Travel as indicated.
Participation in holiday/weekend/call/off shift hours as indicated.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
GEISINGER-LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL: is a 123-bed acute care community hospital serving the 80,000 residents of Mifflin and Juniata counties and members of the contiguous counties of Centre, Perry, Snyder, and Huntingdon. Established in 1905, the hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, wellness and community services while employing over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees and providing a Medical Staff consisting of more than 150 physicians and allied health practitioners representing specialties ranging from family medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology to infectious disease and general/cardiovascular surgery.
ABOUT GEISINGER: One of the nation's most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Master's Degree-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.