Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Nursing Assistant Job

Job Number: NH13286

Job Title: Nursing Assistant

Department: Turner 2 M&S - 1302141

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Nursing Assistant Registration by the State of Rhode Island, and current CPR certification.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit 7-8 hours per day, stand, squat/kneel 1-3 hours per day, walk 3-7 hours per day, lift over 50 lbs with good mechanics, twist/bend infrequently. Must be able to use both hands/wrists and perform work that deviates from neutral position, and be able to perform fine motor skills. Must be able to have accurate near and far vision of 20/40, moderate depth perception and discriminate among red, green and white. Must be able to hear a whisper at 8 feet.


Perform direct and indirect nursing care services under the direction of a Registered Nurse, to meet the biopsychosocial and environmental needs of patients and families and to promote the recovery of patients in a variety of departments.