Job Description

Job Title: CRNA, UPMC Susquehanna, Casual
Job ID: 715474
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Casual Per Diem
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Anesthesiology
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Susquehanna, Anesthesiology Department is hiring a casual CRNA for this site. The successful candidate will support per diem staffing to support schedule needs. Coverage includes UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport, UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence, and UPMC Susquehanna Muncy.

Purpose:
The CRNA provides anesthetic care for all types of patients in cooperation with the supervising or medically directing physician and under the standards of the Department of Anesthesiology and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. The CRNA administers anesthesia to patients rendering them insensitive to pain during surgery, monitors the patient's physical reaction to sedatives, analgesics, and anesthetic agents and informs the anesthesiologist of any adverse condition that potentially threatens the safety or care of the patient.

Responsibilities:



•Administers anesthesia and anesthesia-related care in four general categories: (1) pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation; (2) anesthesia induction, maintenance, and emergence, (3) post-anesthesia care, and (4) peri-anesthesia clinical support functions.
•Assists with the teaching and evaluation of newly-hired CRNAs, GRNAs, and SRNAs in the clinical area.
•Assumes responsibility and is accountable for controlled substances according to department and hospital policy and State and federal guidelines.
•Performs according to established policies, procedures, and regulatory standards. Review appropriate documentation for informed consent and identify appropriate surgical site with operating room staff and surgeon in accordance with departmental and regulatory compliance standards. Participates in the Quality Improvement (QI) process through case documentation, incident reporting, evaluation, education, and implementation of the QI plan.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited nurse anesthesia education program required. Knowledgeable regarding controlled substance policies in accordance with Federal and State laws required. Masters degree preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required. Board Certified, Recertified or eligible by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists required. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire. AHA-approved ACLS/PALS certifications as required by institution of employ upon hire.


•Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
•Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
•Act 73 FBI Clearance
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support
•Basic Life Support
•Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
•Certified Pediatric Advanced Life Support
•Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
•Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $68.74 to $103.11

Union Position: No

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