Services are available to inpatients and outpatients, pediatric through geriatric, on emergency, urgent and elective basis. The Anesthesia Department maintains a call system with which one member is readily available 24 hours/day. Services are available within 30 minutes after the need for anesthesia is determined necessary for all emergency and obstetric cases. The Department of Anesthesia is directed by a board-certified anesthesiologist and staffed by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).