BJC Healthcare Professional Practice Development Manager in Creve Coeur, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has been bringing world-class health care to west St. Louis County since 1989. Conveniently located just west of I-270 and Olive, our campus is committed to offering a unique model that is a mix of private, academic, and BJC Medical Group physicians.

The Department of Professional Practice oversees the initial and ongoing educational training for the nursing staff. Much of the work involve maintaining nursing competencies, the development of nursing policies and procedures, and oversight of the Professional Nurse Development Program. (PNDP) and students coming into the hospital for clinical practicums.

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Role Purpose

Promotes the professional development of nursing staff in collaboration with the Administrative team. Provides clinical and management direction to clinical educators. Evaluates professional practice systems (standards, policies, procedures, documentation, staff orientation, education, training, and development competency systems) to enhance patient care delivery and comply with internal and external regulatory agencies.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.

  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.

  • Collaborates with nursing management colleagues on hiring, supervising and evaluating department staff.

  • Provides and develops educational programs in alignment with organizational goals and customer needs. Prioritizes educational needs of patient care staff based on needs assessments, organizational goals and budgetary allowances.

  • Manages a quality improvement process to support exceptional clinical outcomes.

  • Oversees implementation of clinical information systems for Nursing Services.

  • Provides expert consultation regarding nursing sensitive indicators.

Minimum Requirements


  • Master's Degree

    • Nursing


  • 5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • 10+ years

Licenses & Certifications

  • APN

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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