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At Geisinger, our people contribute to fostering an inspiring and supportive team where you can begin or continue your career. As a CRNA, you’ll be empowered to pursue your expertise across our various specialty teams such as cardiac, neonatal, and OB in our community hospitals or surgical centers. A CRNA role with Geisinger provides you with the unique opportunity to select the region that’s best suited to your clinical skillset, so you can thrive – professionally and personally. At the end of the day, your reward is knowing you’ve made a positive difference in the lives of our patients, our members, and our communities.

Job Title CRNA Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Location Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) Job Category CRNA, Advanced Practice Work Type Full time Department Central Region CRNA Division Date posted 01/17/2022 Job ID R-26225 Starting Salary Newly implemented competitive compensation and $50,000 loan forgiveness 403B Geisinger contributes a minimum of 3% of your compensation (up to $23,000 per year; or up to $30,500 per year if you’re age 50+) CME Allowance $3,000 with the ability to roll over $1,000 to the following year. 10 CME days Work/Life Balance 23.5 PTO days annually, 6 national holidays

Success Profile

Success Profile

What makes a successful CRNA with Geisinger? See if you have what it takes.

  • Team Player
  • Integrity
  • Motivated
  • Optimistic
  • Life-Long Learner
  • Purpose

Culture

Culture

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, our mission has always been at the core of everything we do: to be the best hospital for care. This has led us to deliver the highest standard of world-class care to our patients. Here, you’ll work alongside the brightest minds in the industry and continually feel inspired by your collaborative teammates. As a nationally recognized healthcare system, we offer the unique teaching and mentorship experiences you need to grow a rewarding career path. Plus, with the opportunity to select from one of our three regions to live and work in, you’ll feel confident knowing you’ve come to the designated clinical site that’s best suited to your expertise.

Discover one of our three regions, each with their own unique feel and charm.

With the opportunity to select from one of our three regions to live and work in, you’ll feel confident knowing you’ve come to the designated clinical site that’s best suited to your expertise.

Geisinger Central Region

Geisinger’s central region covers the beautiful mountainside and lush valley communities in central eastern Pennsylvania. Here, you’ll enjoy a scenic region and find unique opportunities to take your career to the next level.

Entertainment

Various recreational attractions like Kalahari resorts & conventions, Hershey Park and Hotel Hershey, Camelback Resort & Great Wolf Resorts.

Outdoor activities

Enjoy some of Pennsylvania’s best hunting, mountain biking, skiing, and hiking

Weekend getaways

Driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC & Baltimore

Check out the hospitals and surgery centers in the central region:

  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital
  • Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital
  • Geisinger Outpatient Surgery Center Woodbine
  • Geisinger Medical Center Muncy
  • The Orthopaedic Center Pennsylvania
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Geisinger Northeast Region

Geisinger’s northeast region is nestled in the small, picturesque cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, which offer several benefits for a high-quality lifestyle and rewarding career growth.

Shopping Centers

Close to several colleges, universities, restaurants, and shopping.

Great outdoors

Numerous camping and hiking opportunities, and some of the best bass fishing on the Susquehanna River.

Weekend getaways

Located less than 3 hours away from NYC, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

Discover the various facilities the northeast region has to offer:

  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
  • Geisinger South Wilkes- Barre
  • New Ambulatory Surgery Center, Geisinger Centerpoint Healthplex
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Geisinger Western Region

In Geisinger’s western region, you’ll experience the small-town agricultural feel of Lewistown, PA and the entertainment value of Penn State University in State College PA.

Nearby cities

The Amtrak station in town has connections to Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Boston. Regional and International Airports within a short drive.

College city charm

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, to sporting events, family activities, and more!

Educational opportunities

State College is consistently ranked as one of the top college towns and communities in America, with top ranked public and private school options.

Get to know our facilities in the western region:

  • Geisinger Lewistown Hospital
  • Geisinger Grays Woods, State College PA
  • Endoscopy Lewistown
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Employee Testimonial

Our Geisinger Family

Lauren
What makes Geisinger unique is that it is a healthcare system providing innovative care to patients of all ages. It is amazing to have the ability to deliver high quality care for neonates and centenarians in the same facility. I was most surprised by the number of different services/specialties that are provided. I enjoy being able to care for a variety of different cases and patient populations Lauren Kurdinsky MSN, CRNA

Benefits

Benefits

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Professional Development

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Awards and Recognition

  • Up to $1,000,000 in Life Insurance

  • Retirement Contribution

  • Disability Coverage

  • Malpractice and Tail Coverage

Responsibilities

Job Summary

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.

Job Duties

Geisinger Medical Center is seeking an additional CRNA to join our diverse team!

Job Duties:

This opportunity provides an excellent case and patient mix for those wishing to practice at a Level I Trauma Center. Coverage is provided for nearly all case types with the exception of heart/lung transplants and burns. Support is also provided for 13 non-OR anesthesia sites including GI/Pulm, Cath/EP lab, IR, OB, and MRI. Geisinger Medical Center has 31 operating rooms, is a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and its building is physically connected to the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.

“Geisinger Medical Center provides the opportunity for CRNAs to practice city medicine in a rural location. The combined pediatric and adult hospital allows CRNAs to perform anesthesia for a variety of patients and not lose any of their skills.”
-Christopher Torres, Chief CRNA

About the Position:

• 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

• Overtime opportunities

• SRNAs welcome to apply
• Support from a full range of dedicated specialists and subspecialists

About Geisinger Medical Center (GMC):

Located in Danville, PA, GMC is the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region. It is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital.  GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region's only Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics.  GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health, oncology, and orthopedics.

Geographically, GMC is nestled within the beautiful landscapes of central Pennsylvania. It is just a short drive from New York City and Philadelphia with locally and nationally recognized school systems.

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. 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.

For more information:

Please contact Stacey Mascaroat smascaro@geisinger.edu or apply online at jobs.geisinger.org.

*Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.

Education

Master's Degree-Nursing (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Default Issuing Body

Skills

Patients Rights; Health Information Documentation; Patient Safety; Care Management Knowledge; Patient Assessment And Care; Clinical Policies And Standards

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten 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 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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