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Nursing Resources

To view nursing opportunities, please visit Phelps Health’s Careers page.

Phelps Health Nursing Inquiries

For more information about nursing opportunities at Phelps Health, contact Kaitlyn Roy, nurse recruiter, at or (573) 458-7160.

Nursing Administration

Keri Heavin, MHA, BSN, RN-CNML – Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operating Officer

Professional nursing at Phelps Health means embracing a vision of exceptional care. Phelps Health nurses maintain a comprehensive focus on patients and their families at all points along the healthcare continuum. With our nursing vision in mind, we strive to promote wellness, restore health and relieve suffering swiftly, safely and compassionately using evidence-based nursing. To accomplish these goals, nurses are encouraged to build on their personal nursing competency with continuing education, advanced nursing degrees and the attainment of specialty certifications.

Phelps Health nurses can be found in many departments and are currently serving in the following areas:

  • Acute Rehabilitation
  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiac Catheterization 
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Care Management
  • Comprehensive Breast Center
  • Comprehensive Wound Care
  • Education
  • Emergency Department
  • Endoscopy
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Infection Control
  • Information Technologies
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Oncology
  • Medical Telemetry
  • Nursery
  • Nursing Administration
  • Obstetrics
  • Occupational Health
  • Pain Management Center
  • Patient Care Services
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician Clinics
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit
  • Preoperative
  • Quality
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Orthopedics
  • Transitional Care

How to Get a Missouri Nursing License

Information for Missouri nursing licensing and all nursing programs in the state of Missouri can be found on the Missouri State Board of Nursing website.


A Phelps Health nurse's salary is determined individually by education, experience and certifications. A complete application and résumé must be submitted in order to determine pay. There are different pay levels for associate degrees and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees.

Other Benefits

  • Shift Differential
  • National Certification Differential
  • Holiday Differential
  • PBDS Coach Pay


There are several scholarships available from the Phelps Health Auxiliary and Volunteer Services. Applications are taken yearly in early fall. Interviews are conducted around mid-November. Applications are available in the Phelps Health Auxiliary and Volunteer Services Department.

Call (573) 458-7947 for more information or visit the Auxiliary and Volunteer Services webpage.

Other Scholarship Information

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