CRNA Expense Program

Nurse Anesthetist Education Expense Program

Purpose

This program provides newly graduated Nurse Anesthetists reimbursement for costs associated with their program of study.  Penn State Hershey Medical Center will provide up to $40,000 towards expenses.  To receive the maximum benefit, Nurse Anesthetists must maintain full-time employment with Penn State Hershey Medical Center as a CRNA for a period of 36 consecutive months.

Eligibility

A full-time, benefit-eligible (0.9 - 1.0 FTE) Nurse Anesthetist who fulfills a defined employment commitment at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.  Eligible participants must have:

  • Graduated from a Nurse Anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Been hired by Penn State Hershey Medical Center into their first Nurse Anesthetist position since graduating their program of study
  • A current Pennsylvania RN license to practice their profession
  • Certification by the National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)

To learn more about our Nurse Anesthetist Education Expense Program, please contact our Nurse Recruitment team at nurserecruitment@hmc.psu.edu or call (717) 531-5141.