Nursing Careers at Lifespan


Job Number: RIH17825

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant- Per Diem

Department: Outpatient Dialysis Center - 1012550

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

1.High school graduate or its equivalent.
2.Successful completion of a training program and/or related work or education experience.
3.Current Rhode Island registration as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
4.Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Note for positions in Pediatric Services:

At least 6 (six) months previous work experience is required in a setting with children and families, including but not limited to teachers’ aide or child care assistant in a licensed day care center, nursery school or school setting or nursing assistant or other care provider in a pediatric unit of an inpatient or outpatient health care facility. Successful completion of at least two college courses in child development, early childhood education or a related subject will be considered in lieu of work experience.


Exposed to patient care environment.

The Certified Nursing Assistant I is a licensed Nursing Department employee responsible to the Clinical Manager. This person provides for the hygienic, comfort, and safety needs of patients under the direction of the Professional Nurse. Practice is determined by the philosophy, objectives, policies, procedures, and standards of the Hospital and the Nursing Department.