Nursing Vision Statement

Nurse with a patient“We are one team, with a passion for children, that consistently delivers safe, effective care and exceptional service to every patient, every family, every day. We help families build on their strengths to achieve their best health at home, in the hospital, and in their community. We will be known as a world leader in pediatric health care through our use of evidence-based and innovative practice models.”

At St. Louis Children’s Hospital our nurses are committed to providing exceptional nursing care for our patients, families and our community.  Family-centered equitable care is at the root of our nursing foundations and leads our philosophy of care. St. Louis Children’s Hospital nurses are encouraged to initiate important changes in practice by ensuring we are providing the best evidence-based care for our patients and families. Our nurses have a strong spirit of inquiry and professional development is fostered and supported.

A Magnet Hospital

Magnet LogoSt. Louis Children’s Hospital has earned nursing’s highest honor, the Magnet designation which validates exceptional nursing practice. St. Louis Children’s Hospital achieved their third consecutive Magnet designation by the American Nurse Credentialing Center in 2015.