Riley Returns to Saint Francis as Nurse Practitioner

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to announce Jessica R. Riley, MSN, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, has returned to Saint Francis as a Nurse Practitioner and Congestive Heart Failure Coordinator at Cape Cardiology Group, a Saint Francis Medical Partner.

Riley earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University followed by her Master of Science in nursing from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. She received her Post-Master’s Certificate as an Acute Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner from University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Ind. She joins Saint Francis from Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis where she served as Assistant Nurse Manager of the Neuro Progressive Care Unit.

Riley specializes in cardiology and congestive heart failure. She has eighteen years of healthcare experience, including neurology, critical care, education and leadership. She notably presented research at the National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Symposium in 2019 on Unplanned Extubations. Riley is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.