Nursing Careers at Lifespan


Job Number: RIH16617

Job Title: LPN

Department: Surgical Clinic - 1012444

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Must have current licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.
Successful completion of the hospital’s patient care delivery orientation program, which includes entry level credentialing of selected skills.
Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).

Demonstrates 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.


Two years medical/surgical nursing experience is preferred.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager and the general supervision of the Professional, Registered Nurse (RN), assists in caring for patient and/or families with consideration of the aging process throughout the lifespan, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.
In situations where professional nurses are not employed, the licensed practical nurse functions under the direction of a licensed physician, dentist or podiatrist. Each LPN is responsible for the nursing care rendered.