Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Nurse Practitioner Job

Job Number: LPG17171

Job Title: Nurse Practioner - Center for Weight and Wellness

Department: Weight Management Services - 8053225

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

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 2 years is preferred. Must have patient care services, procedures and privileges approved by the sponsoring physician.

Under general supervision of the Hospital Attending Physician and in collaboration with the clinical nursing staff is responsible for the development and evaluation of treatment plans for inpatients. The Nurse Practitioner assists in the care and management of patients to include, but not limited to: admission history and physical, ongoing assessment and intervention, and coordination of care. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.