Desert Regional Medical Center; CA

The Opportunity

Somnia is seeking a CRNA to join its dynamic team at a 367-bed tertiary care hospital in Palm Springs, CA.  The hospital, with outstanding facilities, is about 90 minutes from both Los Angeles and San Diego.

The hospital also serves as a Level II trauma center, offering High Risk OB, Cardiac and Neurosurgery with an on-site ASC. The facility runs 6 ORs with a total case volume of 18,000 which include approximately 1,000 trauma cases, 3,500 live births, and 250 cardiac cases. The remaining cases include neurosurgeries, orthopedics, urology and general surgery. Case volume also includes the ASC which runs 4 rooms daily for all outpatient procedures.

Anesthesia is provided in a medical direction/supervision model, with 10 MDAs collaborating with 12 CRNAs. The CRNAs are expected to take 2nd call, though the frequency of call will depend on seasonal fluctuations in surgical case volume. A variety of shifts are available.

Position Requirements

  • Cover letter and three references is required
  • Active CA state license is preferred   


A comprehensive benefits package is available. Somnia offers employee (W2) and independent contractor (1099) options. Enjoy access to our national network of anesthesia support.

The Community

Palm Springs is located on the western edge of the Coachella Valley. The year-round population of 45,000 doubles during the winter months, as the city has more than 350 days of sunshine with daytime winter temperatures averaging in the 70s. Residents and visitors enjoy a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities including arts, culture and recreation.

Job Order

Reference #1085

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