BJC Healthcare Nurse Practitioner- Med Service-Nurse Practitioner- Valve Center "trans catheter experience strongly preferred" in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Cardiac stepdown division supports the care continuum for post-surgical cardiac patients. Nurses provide specialized acute care in a fast-paced environment. It is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Joint Commission for left ventricular assist device implantation and management and care of the patient after heart transplantation surgery. Nurses in this environment possess strong critical thinking skills and are able to make autonomous decisions. Nurses also have the opportunity to be involved in the patient's progress from the immediate post-op period all the way through discharge. The staff in this unit demonstrates a true passion for nursing and joy for their work.

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Role Purpose

Utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized patient care area. Assesses, diagnose, prescribes, initiates plan of care and evaluates outcomes within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s).


  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.

  • Manages the health care of select patient populations through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician. Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by collaborative physician.

  • Coordinates the care of select patient populations, in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician, to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.

  • Assesses development needs of staff and develops and delivers appropriate educational programs to meet staff needs.

  • Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.

Minimum Requirements


  • Master's Degree

    • Nursing(Accredited NP Program)


  • <2 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • NP

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • Doctorate

    • Nursing


  • 2-5 years

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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