Functions as a member of the Anesthesia team to deliver anesthesia to the surgical patient. Has necessary knowledge to prepare and maintain a safe and sterile environment, assess the health needs of patients; in a manner that supports the Standards of Nursing Care; and to perform other related duties as assigned or requested. Required to be qualified to care for the infant, child adolescent, adult, and geriatric surgical patient. Displays a high regard for human life and respects the dignity, uniqueness, worth and right of each individual. Education/Experience: State licensure as a registered nurse. Graduation from an approved program of nurse anesthesia accredited by the Council on accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs / Schools. Certification as a nurse anesthetist by the Council on Certification or re-certification by the Council on Re-certification.