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.
About Geisinger Lewistown Hospital:
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, PA which includes Geisinger Lewistown Endoscopy is a community Hospital located in Mifflin County. Geisinger Lewistown Hospital is a 123-bed facility with 6 Operating Rooms, 3 Endoscopy Procedure Rooms and 1 Obstetrics Suite. Hospital includes recently remodeled Endoscopy Center, Hybrid OR Room, and up-to-date Anesthesia Equipment. We employ full time CRNA's and Anesthesiologists. CRNA's currently provide back-up call with call coverage is 1 out 5 / 6 days. A growing team with schedules of 8-, 10-, 12-, and 24-hour shifts. Regional surgical services are expanding with the additions of Mako® Robotic Surgical Arm and da Vinci Surgical System®. No hearts. This facility sees approximately 700 births per year, over 4,500 surgeries per year and over 4,200 endoscopy procedures per year.
About Grays Woods/State College:
Geisinger Grays Woods, State College, PA is an Outpatient Surgery / Endoscopy facility that opened in 2014 with state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery clinic. A variety of cases performed across 4 Operating Rooms and 4 Endoscopy Procedure Rooms: over 3,000 surgeries and 5,000 endoscopy cases per year. Expanding surgical services to incorporate outpatient total joint cases.
“Our smaller footprint allows great hands-on experiences for new graduates and experienced CRNAs alike!” -Edward Shuagis, Chief CRNA
We take pride in:
-Our ability to practice in a full range of specialties alongside state-of-the-art equipment and technology
-Locations that include a community hospital and an ambulatory surgery center. -Good variety of cases with a focus on Orthopaedics, Gynecology, General, Endoscopy and Obstetrics.
-We value a team approach to create an environment to begin, or continue, your career.
About the Position:
- Back-up call only
- Overtime opportunities
- Comprehensive benefits package including paid vacations and holidays, 403(b) retirement plan, competitive CME allowances, and excellent health/dental/vision
- Forgivable recruitment loans
- Relocation assistance
- SRNAs welcome to apply
About the location:
Nestled in a small-town community, Lewistown is less than an hour away from Harrisburg and 30 minutes from State College, home of Penn State University. The Amtrak station is in town with connections to Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Boston. Airports are conveniently located in State College and Harrisburg.
Live in State College, PA, and work in Lewistown! State College is consistently ranked as one of the top college towns and communities in America. Home of Penn State University, the downtown area is vibrant with the feel of a small city yet all the comforts of a small town. From arts and entertainment, sporting events, family activities, and a wealth of restaurants and nightlife venues, State College has no shortage of things to do.
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. 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. Visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
We value a team approach to create an environment to begin, or continue, your career. As a designated clinical site for SRNAs, we provided opportunity for teaching and mentorship. Growing department transitioning to a 24/7 in-house call model; 8, 10, 12, & 24 hour shifts available.
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 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. 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.
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.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 1...3 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.