Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Advanced Practice Professional - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Job

Job Number: TMH14711

Job Title: Advance Practice Professional/Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Department: CVI Providers - 1102927

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Applicants can either be a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Nurse Practitioner Requirements:

Graduate of Nurse Practitioner program with MS degree. Current RI NP license that includes prescriptive privileges. Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to practice in the expanded role. Certification by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required.

Clinical experience as a nurse practitioner for two years is preferred. Must have patient care services, procedures, and privileges approved by the sponsoring physician. Demonstrates clinical expertise in cardiology.

Physician Assistant Requirements:

Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program with B.S. Degree or its equivalent. Certified or certification eligible by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. Certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

One to two years experience in a clinical cardiology practice. Must have patient care services, procedures, and privileges approved by the sponsoring physician.


Coordinates the daily operational activities required for patient coordination for the Structural Heart Program. This includes TAVR, advanced heart failure, Watchman, Mitral Clip and other structural heart therapies.

Reports to the Clinical Director of the Nurse Practitioner Service. Under the general supervision of the Lead Nurse Practitioner II, and the Attending Physician of Record, the nurse practitioner is responsible for the development and evaluation of treatment plans for inpatients. The Nurse Practitioner assists in the care and management of cardiac patients to include, but not limited to: admission history and physical, ongoing assessment and intervention, and coordination of care for the cardiac inpatient population. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.