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Lead CRNA Opportunity at HSHS Medical Group-Springfield

Physicians & Advanced Practice Providers
HSHS Medical Group, IL
19002412 Requisition #
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Position Summary

Works in collaboration with anesthesiologists, surgeons and other physicians and medical professionals to deliver anesthesia for medical and surgical procedures. Cares for a patient before, during and after a medical procedure or surgery by performing a patient assessment, preparing the patient for anesthesia, administering and maintaining the anesthesia to ensure proper sedation and pain management, overseeing patient recovery from anesthesia and caring for the patient's immediate post-operative needs. Provides care for patients according to the standards of care specific to age and the individual's needs. Utilizes advanced knowledge in the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.






Knowledge of the scope of nursing as designated by the Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory agencies.


Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Licensed in the state of practice - Required

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Prescriber (APNP) - Required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - Required

Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) - Required

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) certification or eligibility to write the exam is required.


Alias Titles

CRNA | Certified RN Anesthetist | Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist


HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

HSHS Medical Group is actively recruiting an Experienced Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), to be our Lead CRNA. Join an existing team of 32 CRNAs and 20 MDA's at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. The practice offers a wide variety of cases and procedures to include: General, Cardiac, OB, Pediatric, NICU, Regional, Spinal, Epidurals, IV Regionals, CVP, PA Invasive Monitors and A-Lines. The CRNAs are 100% Medically Directed. This position is employed with HSHS Medical Group which is a non-for-profit integrated network of healthcare services that is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital; a 431-bed hospital, Level I Trauma Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Level III NICU, Regional Referral Center.


The Lead CRNA would be responsible for:

-The oversight of CNRA Services, including establishing practices for recognizing best practices among the CRNAs and serving as a role model, adhering to all Group and Department of Anesthesiology Rules and Regulations.

-Clinical Scheduling which includes participation in scheduling and tracking of clinical hours and vacations for the CRNAs

-Recruitment assistance, which includes CV review, assistance with pre-interview screenings, review of professional references, participating in the selection process and planning for clinical orientation and training of new CRNAs for all locations in the hospital

-Planning/organizing educational meetings

-Other duties include working with the Group, MDA Medical Director, and Director of Operations in providing feedback for annual evaluations, facilitating collegial interactions between CRNAs and physicians, addressing CRNA complaints and grievances and organizing and leading scheduled meetings with the CRNAs.

-Other Duties as Delegated.

HSHS Medical Group Offers an Excellent Benefit Package which includes:

-Health, Life, Dental, Disability and Vision Insurance

-Relocation Assistance

-Paid Time Off

-Paid Malpractice Insurance with Tail

-Pension Plan and Matching 403B

-Paid CME

-Educational Loan Assistance

Springfield, the capital of Illinois, is located just a short 90 minutes from St. Louis, Missouri and is a thriving business community with a population of over 190,000. Springfield is the home of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, along with several other historical sites, and the Dana-Thomas house designed by architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Springfield has excellent private and public schools including a private and state universities. There are 9 public golf courses several country club golf courses and a large 4,200 acre lake with waterfront property, wildlife sanctuaries, zoo, numerous parks with hiking/bike trails and a water park, making Springfield a great place to work , live and play for the whole family.

If you are interested in learning more, please send your CV to Polly Pierce at




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