Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist PASNAP
Job Title Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist PASNAP
Location Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category CRNA
Work Type Full time
Department GCMC Anesthesia Team
Provides anesthesia care in the Operating Room in support of surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures under general supervision of an anesthesiologist. Provides preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Functions as a patient advocate as confidant, advisor, and liaison between patients, families, and physicians.
Selects drugs for anesthesia and emergency treatment.
Induces and maintains anesthesia, responds to codes and maintains the airway.
Monitors the patient and adjusts medications as needed.
Treats variants of the anesthesia.
Communicates patient's status with the surgeon, anesthetist and Charge CRNA.
Assesses patient status, interprets hemodynamic waveforms and equipment status.
Takes corrective measures to keep patient in stable pre, peri and post anesthesia.
Conducts thorough preop evaluation of patient including chart review.
Organizes OR room with equipment monitors and drugs needed for the procedure.
Performs diagnostic equipment checks.
Coordinates with ancillary, nursing and physician staff to ensure a safe environment for patient including positioning, equipment troubleshooting and review of surgical procedure.
Provides anesthesia support to assigned areas.
Charts accurately, completely and efficiently into patient EMR.
Transports patient safely, continues to monitor airway and gives sign-out report to receiving team.
Serves as an anesthesia expert, mentor, and preceptor to peers, staff, residents, students, nurses and ancillary staff.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Travel may be required. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
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
Master's Degree-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values
Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.
KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.
LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually.