Chief CRNA – Endoscopy Center of Western New York – Full Time

US-NY-Williamsville | Specialty: Practitioner - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Full Time

Chief CRNA – Endoscopy Center of Western New York – Full Time

  • Requisition ID 5478
  • Category CRNA

Position Requirements

About This Location

This all-CRNA team provides the highest quality gastroenterological care and endoscopic services by emphasizing evidence based clinical practice, utilizing state of the art technologies and keeping abreast of innovations in our sub-specialty by regularly participating in continuing medical education. This unique opportunity is perfect for those looking to practice independently or lead a group of independent CRNAs!

Case Assignments


Location Facts

  • Near Buffalo, NY and Niagra Falls


  • Assumes a daily clinical assignment (a shorter room may be chosen if admin time is necessary).
  • Responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, managing and evaluating clinical and managerial activities within the Anesthesia Department, and holds regular staff meetings with CRNAs to discuss both organizational and departmental issues.
  • Manages payroll if applicable to your clinical site.
  • Makes daily room assignments.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining CRNA schedules (Holiday, PTO, call, etc.).
  • Ensures that all staff possess and maintain required certifications and credentials necessary to practice as a staff CRNA at their facility/facilities.
  • Functions as a liaison between the customer and CRNAs.
  • Functions as a liaison between staff CRNAs and administrative support staff and senior leadership.
  • Reports to the regional leadership team.
  • Provides monthly updates to CRNA Regional Director when applicable.
  • Collaborates with the facility leadership to efficiently execute the daily OR schedule and to ensure maximal utilization of CRNA staff.
  • Provides leadership and directional support to CRNAs and Anesthesia Technicians, if applicable, at all times.
  • Utilizes productivity and patient acuity information in developing staffing patterns and in adjusting personnel scheduling.
  • Reviews/revises patient care policies and procedures for the Department of Anesthesia, works with the Medical Staff as necessary to coordinate patient care.
  • Monitors Anesthesia activities as related to the quality of care.
  • Administers and manages all types of anesthesia, including general, regional, local, and minimal, moderate and deep sedation, as defined in the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist job description.
  • Acts to resolve problems and /or effect change in response to data that indicate potential or actual problem situations.
  • Demonstrates the mechanism to assure that the needs of specific age group in their patient population are monitored and evaluated.
  • Performs regular FPPE/OPPE as required by NAPA, and/or individual facilities.
  • Provides for professional growth and development for patient care staff and establishes a climate conducive to educational needs and effort of the unit.
  • Assists in the identification and development of future leaders.
  • Identifies and mentors an assistant chief CRNA who will manage department during chief’s absence, or at the direction of the chief CRNA.
  • Serves as a clinical resource person to explain and support education/clinical projects.
  • Instructs nurse anesthesia residents, provides clinical instruction and shares current knowledge of anesthesia practice, and coordinates rotations or oversees clinical coordinator.
  • Attend various departmental and organizational committee meetings.
  • Participates in annual leadership meetings as outlined by NAPA.
  • Participates in the interview process for new providers.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned.


  • Current Registered Nurse License issued by the state in which you practice.
  • Graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the AANA Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs or its predecessor.
  • Current certification or recertification from the AANA Council on Accreditation or its predecessor.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS as applicable.
  • Minimum three years continuous clinical experience preferred.
  • Minimum two years management experience preferred.

Total Rewards

  • Profit sharing and 401K plan participation
  • Work-life balance
  • Nationwide relocation opportunities
  • Advanced and continuing medical education
  • Professional development programs and leadership training
  • Access to technological innovations and strategies to optimize patient outcomes
  • Insurance protection including malpractice, health, life and disability​

Company Overview

About North American Partners in Anesthesia

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) has evolved through more than 30 years to become a leader in anesthesia and perioperative services. Single specialty and clinician led, we remain committed to our mission of delivering exceptional patient experiences, every day. At NAPA, we cultivate leaders, promote work-life balance, and celebrate diversity. We know your success promotes our success, and we give you the tools and programs to achieve your goals. With flexibility, a collegial and collaborative environment, a wide range of market-leading benefits, and career opportunities from coast-to-coast, your future is waiting at NAPA.

Wherever your career is today, let us take you to new heights. Take a LEAP to the destination of choice in anesthesia.

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

EEO Statement

North American Partners in Anesthesia is an equal opportunity employer.