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. 

Public Notice - Magnet Recognition Program® Site Visit

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2005, 2010, and 2015 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.  In February 2020, St. Louis Children's Hospital is applying for re-designation.
  • Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail and direct mail. All comments received by phone must be followed up in writing to the Magnet Program Office. 
  • Your comments must be received by the Magnet Program Office by February 9, 2020.

NOTE: All comments are CONFIDENTIAL and are not shared with the health care organization. Comments may be anonymous, but they must be sent in writing to the Magnet Program Office.

8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD  20910-3492