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Nursing Careers

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a place of hope, of innovation, of partnership and growth. Here, you’ll be challenged and inspired every day to take your skills and talents to the next level. As the academic teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, one of the top medical schools in the country, we offer unparalleled access to the forefront of clinical innovation.

You’ll partner with a transdisciplinary care team to provide evidence-based, high-quality care -- while setting trends for the future of medicine.

Join our world-class team.



Nursing Opportunities

From oncology and heart and vascular to obstetrics/gynecology and neuroscience, nurses at Barnes-Jewish Hospital can grow and learn from every clinical service area. Whatever your interests may be, you'll find opportunities to succeed in any of our clinical areas, including:

Brain scans

Neuroscience Nursing

“After three years in the Neuro ICU at Barnes-Jewish, I have been challenged in the best possible way. There is so much to learn each day and ample opportunities to grow as a nurse and advance your career.”

- Lauren, BSN, RN

A nurse feeds a newborn baby

Women & Infants Nursing

“As a staff nurse in antepartum, I’ve wanted to help my unit advance in any way possible. With the professional nurse development program, it allows me to help other nurses achieve their goals. It’s a great way to showcase what you’re doing to help your unit.”

- Angela, RN

An image scan of breast cancer

Oncology Nursing

“The team is what I love most about oncology nursing. The interdisciplinary collaboration for the best outcome of our patients is amazing! I get to work with some of the most amazing and compassionate nurses every day.”

- Katie, BSN, RN

Advance Your Nursing Career

If you’re an experienced nurse, learn more about career opportunities in nursing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Why Choose a Career at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

When you choose a nursing career at Barnes-Jewish, your benefits will include:

  • Sign-on bonuses for all full-time and part-time RN positions
  • Nursing student loan repayment program
  • Nurse residency program for new nurses
  • BSN differentials
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Pharmacy benefits
  • 401(k) and pension plans
  • Tuition assistance and continuing education
  • Career advancement opportunities

Why Choose St. Louis

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is located in St. Louis, Missouri in the scenic Central West End neighborhood. What you'll find here in St. Louis is a warm and welcoming community where you'll feel a sense of connection and belonging. It's also home to the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues, nationally-renowned parks and touristic attractions.

Meet Us in St. Louis


Proud to Be a Magnet Hospital

Barnes-Jewish was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2003. This is the highest national recognition for excellent nursing practice in hospitals. Barnes-Jewish received re-designation as a Magnet® hospital in 2018.

Learn More About Our Awards & Honors


Barnes-Jewish is consistently named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

2018 Best Hospitals - Cardiology and Heart Surgery