Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Geisinger Health System
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Job Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: CRNA, Advanced Practice
Work Type: Full time
Department: Central Region CRNA Division
Date Posted: 05/30/2023
Job ID: R-44224
Provides anesthesia care in the operating room in support of
surgical, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the general
supervision of an anesthesiologist. Provides preoperative
evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Functions as a patient
advocate and confidant, advisor and liaison between patients,
families, and physicians.
--- Anesthetizes patients.
--- Selects drugs for anesthesia and emergency treatment.
--- Induces and maintains anesthesia.
--- Monitors the patient and adjusts medications as needed.
--- Treats variants of the anesthesia.
--- Communicates patient's status with the surgeon, anesthetist and
--- Assesses patient status, interprets hemodynamic waveforms and
--- Takes corrective measures to keep patient in stable pre, peri
and post anesthesia.
--- Conducts thorough preop evaluation of patient including chart
--- Instills confidence in patient.
--- Organizes OR room with equipment monitors and drugs needed for
--- 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.
--- Responds to codes and maintains the airway.
--- Provides anesthesia support to assigned areas.
--- Charts accurately, completely and efficiently into patient
--- 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. 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. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Master's Degree-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Default Issuing
Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of
Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing
Our Purpose & Values
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. We know that a diverse workforce with
unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our
patients, members and community come from a wide variety of
backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health
easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger Health System, Scranton , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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