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BJC HealthCare

Senior Practice Specialist-RN




Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role



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.

Center for Practice Excellence (CPE)�provides consultation and direction to managers and staff for professional practice issues.� The CPE coordinates delivery of care standards, patient and family education, policy and procedure, and quality monitoring.� The CPE designs, implements, and evaluates educational programs that include nursing orientation, patient care technician training, preceptor, mentor, and acute care. The CPE�represents nursing on multiple interdisciplinary teams and projects and coordinates clinical placement for area nursing programs as well as the Nursing Magnet program and the BJH/UHC Nurse Residency Program.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Assists leads and managers of performance improvement projects in order to accomplish measureable business process improvements. Employs performance improvement/transformation methodology, tools and techniques in organization operations in order to accomplish business objectives while ensuring compliance with internal and external standards.


Manages and provides consultation and support to system-wide improvement teams, functions and departments related to transformation and performance improvement initiatives.Directs and manages hospital and system-wide evidence based education and practice programs that support key objectives.Utilizes available data to promote professional clinical practice and positive patient outcomes.Contributes to knowledge and skill building in education, practice and process improvement.Provides consultation and support to the Practice Consultant Specialist.

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree - NursingMaster's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related


5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

Basic Cardiovascular Life SupRN

Preferred Requirements

Licenses & Certifications

Lean/Six Sigma Green BeltLean/Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

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