CRNA – HSHS St. John’s Hospital – Per Diem

US-IL-Springfield | Specialty: Practitioner - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Per Diem

CRNA – HSHS St. John’s Hospital – Per Diem

  • Requisition IDJR4002
  • CategoryCRNA

Position Requirements

CRNA opportunity in community-oriented Springfield, IL, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, a regional medical center


HSHS St. John’s Hospital, based in the Illinois state capital of Springfield, is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System. The regional medical center provides residents of central and southern Illinois with comprehensive healthcare using modern technology. Dating back to 1875, St. John’s is now a Certified Level II Pediatric Trauma Center and a Certified Level I Trauma Center. The facility has a college of nursing and is a teaching hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Its surgery centers are considered among the most advanced of their type in the United States.


  • Designated Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
  • Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Case Assignments

General, ortho, cardiac, pediatrics, OB, and more


8s, 10s, 12s, 24s



John Potts, CRNA, MS – Vice President of Advanced Practice Anesthesia for NAPA’s Midwest Region (IN, IL, MI)

John Potts joined NAPA in 2016. Prior to working at NAPA, Potts worked for a large CRNA-owned group in Michigan, where he was responsible for the development and operations of the group’s small and rural hospital division. He has extensive experience in cardiac anesthesia, anesthesia for bariatric procedures, and ambulatory anesthesia. Potts received his BSN in 1995 from the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM). He returned to UDM in 1997 and, through an affiliation with Henry Ford Hospital, completed his CRNA training in 1999. He is a member of both the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Advanced Practice Anesthesia (APA) leaders are unique to NAPA. As an integral part of our regional infrastructure, APA leaders are Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists who foster stability and collaboration among local facilities and teams throughout our organization. As an APA leader, Potts supports the Midwest Region. Like other APA leader colleagues, he is a voice for local clinicians, along with being a leader who hears, understands, and values those on our clinical team.

Team Highlights


  • Assist in the directing and coordinating of activities in the Anesthesia Department
  • Responsible for the medical management of patients who are rendered unconscious and/or insensible to pain and emotional stress during surgery and other medical procedures
  • Pre-anesthesia assessment
  • Obtains and/or verifies patient consent
  • Discuss anesthetic options and risks with the patient
  • Induction, maintenance and emergence from anesthesia
  • Monitoring of the patient’s physiological condition
  • Performance of clinical intervention as needed


  • Current license as a registered professional nurse
  • Graduation from an accredited program of nurse anesthesia education
  • Certified or recertified by the AANA Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists


Springfield, IL:

The largest city in central Illinois and the state capital, Springfield has a strong sense of community. Residents can enjoy arts and culture, shopping, and natural beauty. Downtown farmers’ markets and nearby farms reflect the agricultural environment of Illinois. The city’s robust historical past is highlighted at historical sites and museums. Most notably, Abraham Lincoln lived and worked in Springfield before he was elected the 16th president and moved to Washington, DC. Springfield features tantalizing restaurant choices, whether you are looking for a farm-to-table, family-friendly, or romantic dining experience.

  • Area Attractions:
    • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
    • Illinois State Fair
    • Jubilee Farm Center for Ecology and Spirituality
    • Lincoln Home National Historic Site
    • Dana-Thomas House designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Colleges and Schools:
    • University of Illinois-Springfield, St. John’s College of Nursing, Lincoln Land Community College
    • Iles Elementary School, The Jefferson Middle School, Springfield High School

Total Rewards

  • Salary:
    • W2 Hourly Rate: $170/hr
    • 1099 Hourly Rate: $180/hr
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities

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.

EEO Statement

North American Partners in Anesthesia is an equal opportunity employer.