Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: Neurodegenerative Disease

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Minneapolis, MN

About the Job

As a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our Neurodegenerative Disease team, you’ll serve on the frontlines of the newest frontier at St. Jude: The Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work at both Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude as part of the Neuroscience Research Consortium, investigating treatments for children with devastating neuromuscular diseases. Under the guidance of Dr. Richard Finkel, one of the foremost researchers in pediatric neurologic disorders, your work will bridge the gap between research and practice, caring for a small and specialized group of patients throughout their treatment journey.


Here at St. Jude, we drive the standard in the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and catastrophic diseases, and we encourage applicants whose aspirations match the caliber of our work. If you’re mission-driven and crave a research environment that embraces challenges with curiosity, ambition, and the resources to make a real impact, we’d love to have you apply.


Master's degree in nursing required

Pediatric or oncology experience preferred



  • Must possess a current Advanced Practice Nurse License issued by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing (LC: AP-TN)
  • Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license if primary residence is Tennessee or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state (LC:RN-TN) Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state (LC: RN-ARK, RN-MISS or RN-KY) Supervising Physician: verified by St. Jude Managed Care Department (LC: SUPMD)
  • Nurse Practitioner Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (LC:ANCC-NP) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (LC: AA-NP) or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (LC: PNCB) Certificate of Fitness: State of Tennessee - Division of Health Related Boards (LC: CERTFIT) DEA certification: U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration within 6 months of employment (LC: DEA)

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