Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Works collaboratively with all anesthesia staff and department employees. Coordinates department activities in at least one of the following areas: Education, Orientation, Competencies, Research, Equipment, Epic, or Performance Improvement.
Monitors, evaluates, and makes recommendations to staff in the Anesthesia Department.
Participates in the formulation of CRNA policies and goals as well as policies affecting other departments; communicates and interprets policies, procedures, and regulations to patients, visitor and staff members.
Directs individual professional development through mentoring, coaching and educational opportunities.
Communicates significant issues on units to Chief CRNA in a timely manner.
Assists Chief CRNA by carrying out the process improvement plan and educational plan with staff completing documentation of remediation.
Provides education for new products, equipment, and procedures in collaboration with the equipment coordinator.
Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events.
Reviews employee performance and completes periodic and annual evaluations.
Directs individual professional development through mentoring, coaching and educational activities.
Establishes, teaches, and evaluates professional development activities.
Coordinates the activities associated with Education, Orientation, Competencies, Research, Equipment, and Epic or Performance Improvement.
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.
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)
Minimum of 3 years-Clinical (Preferred)
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.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, 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 sequencing
programs, 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 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.