Nursing Careers at Lifespan

RN - Primary Care Medicine Job

Job Number: LPG18966

Job Title: Primary Care Nurse

Department: LPG Primary Care Tiverton - 8053529

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Newport

Location: Newport, RI

Under supervision of Ambulatory Clinical Manager and Practice Providers, and working within primary and specialty care practice settings, provides comprehensive screenings, assessment, care coordination services, disease education and self-management support to patients with chronic health conditions. Participates as member of multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop Patient-Centered Medical Home environment for patient-centered care. Performs a variety of professional nursing, technical, and administrative duties in assigned medical office setting. Coordinates, assigns, and leads the activities of office staff. Works collaboratively with providers and others to achieve desired cost and quality outcomes.


Current licensure to practice as Registered Nurse in the state of Rhode Island. Current Basic Life Support Certification. Professional certification if indicated by the practice specialty.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. Demonstrated leadership skills.


At least three years professional nursing experience in community health setting, public health, chronic disease management or community nursing preferred. Experience should demonstrate thorough knowledge of chronic disease management, with demonstrated effectiveness in coordinating patient care with primary care providers. Case management experience with patient care coordination and disease management/education preferred. Experience with specific patient population served by particular practice is required.