Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Advanced Practice Manager Job

Job Number: TMH7114

Job Title: Advanced Practice Manager

Department: Cardiology Administration - 1102900

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Nursing required (or within six months of completion) with relevant clinical experience. CNS, CNL or NP certification preferred.

Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.

Minimum of three years’ relevant clinical experience with demonstrated leadership, teaching and communication skills. Experience should exhibit an exceptional level of written and oral communication skill.

The ability to conceptualize, develop, and effect quality nursing services with a commitment to continuous quality improvement is essential.

Strong interpersonal/negotiation/mediation skills and demonstrated effective leadership in an environment with culturally diverse needs and abilities of staff.

Maintains clinical competency in order to understand processes and identify barriers to improve the quality of patient care.

Develops and maintains expertise in the field to address questions and provide strategic direction for quality.


The Advanced Practice Manager reports to the Director or Administrative Director. Collaborates with the Clinical Manager to plan, design and implement patient-specific and population-based programs of care. Is accountable and responsible in the primary role of clinical excellence and the supporting roles of consultant, educator, leader and researcher for quality nursing care and positive patient outcomes. The role of the Advance Practice Manager is guided by American Nurses Association Nursing Administration and Professional Development Scope and Standards. Anchors nursing practice to evidenced-based information and nurse-sensitive outcomes.