Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Nurse Supervisor Job

Job Number: RIH16754

Job Title: Nurse Superervisor

Department: Admin - Adult Nsg Sup - 1012217

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

•Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required.
•Masters Degree preferred (Nursing or related Healthcare field acceptable).
•Consideration will be given to internal candidates committed to completing a Masters program.
•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 cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


•Minimum of five years progressive clinical experience plus two years of administrative experience.
•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 Nurse Supervisor, reporting to either the Administrative Director Clinical Systems or the Manager Pediatric Nursing Staff and Support Systems, is the on-site administrator throughout the hospital for a defined shift providing continuity of hospital operations and assists and supports management and staff to achieve hospital goals and standards.