Certified RN Anesthetists at Northwestern Medicine


Welcome to the Northwestern Medicine Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) page! CRNAs are located within the Department of Anesthesiology and serve the patients of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). Operating just steps away from exciting Michigan Avenue, CRNAs at NMH are an integral part of a team that provides, supports and advances care through leading-edge treatments and breakthrough discoveries. See our areas of care listed below:

  • General medicine
  • Breast health
  • Craniotomies
  • C-sections
  • ENT
  • Gynecologic 
  • Oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Plastics
  • Surgical Robotic
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic
  • Transplant
  • Urology
  • Vascular 


At NMH, full-time (40 hours per week) and non-exempt (overtime-eligible) positions are available. Competitive hourly pay is offered, including shift differentials. In addition to the benefits afforded to all Northwestern Medicine employees, CRNAs have the opportunity to continue their medical education via teaching opportunities, including clinical instruction for student registered nurse anesthetists, and in-house Friday Anesthesia Grand Rounds. Each round is worth one continuing medical education credit, which is more than enough to recertify for State Licensure and the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists. License reimbursement and tuition assistance programs, supported by Northwestern Medicine’s Professional Fund, are also available. Please see below for further details:

Licensure — Includes the following: 

  • RN license every two years 
  • APN license every two years 
  • Recertification of CRNA credential every two years 

​ACLS / BLS Certification

  • Provided to all CRNAs
  • Recertification is necessary every two years
  • Includes the following:
  • Additional costs above these caps are reimbursable through the CRNAs Professional Fund


We encourage you to explore all CRNA opportunities available at Northwestern Medicine. Please select the “Search Career Opportunities” button below to view our open positions.

Certified RN Anesthetist Opportunities at Northwestern Medicine

Certified RN Anesthetist Opportunities at Northwestern Medicine

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