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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Opportunities at UPMC in central Pa.

Are Your Ready to Join a Great Anesthesia Team?

Join UPMC a growing, multisite health care organization located in Central Pa. as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, an essential member of the UPMC  health care team who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and coordinating the total anesthesia care of patients.

Through collaboration with all members of the anesthesia care team, the nurse anesthetist guides the patient and family through the anesthesia process, continuously monitoring, analyzing, and improving the performance of clinical activities. The nurse anesthetist is self-directed, empowered, and accountable for the direct supervision of all team members delivering care to assigned patients.

CRNAs practice includes various case types including General, Pediatric, Vascular, ENT, GI, GU, GYN, EP, Robotics, Thoracic, Orthopaedics, OB, Transplant, and IR.

Our team based approach to patient care improves patient satisfaction, ensures long-term positive outcomes, and offers a great work environment for CRNAs.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Multiple opportunities are available including UPMC Harrisburg, Community Osteopathic, and West Shore hospitals.

Job Opportunity

  • Enjoy flexible schedule, generous time off, excellent work-life balance, and overtime opportunities
  • Be part of a supportive and family-oriented team within a department that offers a strong, supportive culture
  • Practice in an environment that is safe, medically directed, and affords CRNAs the opportunity to practice in a high functioning capacity that is very
  • Collegial and collaborative

Job Requirements

  • Graduate from an approved school of nursing and hold current Pennsylvania RN licensure
  • Graduate from a COA accredited nurse anesthesia program
  • Successful completion of the certification examination or board-eligible as defined by the NBCRNA
  • Comply with criteria for biennial recertification as defined by the NBCRNA


  • Attractive compensation package
  • Health, life, and disability insurance
  • Medical malpractice insurance
  • Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
  • Professional dues and CME allowance

“I like working for UPMC because they encourage teamwork in a diverse and collaborative environment. Practitioners have the opportunity to experience a variety of cases which allows us to keep our skills fresh.”
— Slim Aouadhi, MSN, CRNA

We are Proud to Offer:

  • Respected department of skilled providers
  • Experienced leadership
  • Collaborative practice
  • Exceptional culture
  • Supportive environment
  • Variety of complex cases
  • Excellent benefits — including a new compensation profile
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Precepting opportunities
  • Job security — We have seven acute care hospitals

A Great Place to Work!

UPMC in central Pa. is committed to creating a positive, supportive working environment that promotes excellent work-life balance while providing high-quality, coordinated care.

UPMC in central Pa. operates seven acute care hospitals located in 10 counties throughout central Pennsylvania. The area offers easy commutes to work, entertainment, culture, excellent schools, and a low cost of living.

There is something for everyone — city excitement, rural respite, and suburban family life.

In addition, we offer innovative, quality-focused programs and services including:

  • System-wide Epic EMR
  • Part of UPMC — one of the leading providers of complex specialty care in the United States

Contact Us

Jaci Fisher, FASPR

Richard R. Tennesen, DNP, MHA,CRNA, APRN
UPMC in central Pa. Director of Anesthesia Services

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