Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Physician Assistant-Nurse Practitioner - Comprehensive Spine Center Job

Job Number: RIH18477

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant Comprehensive Spine Center

Department: Comprehensive Spine Center - 1012415

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

The Nurse Practitioner is accountable to facilitate a quality hospital experience and outcome for patients within a cost-effective time frame. The Nurse Practitioner I will be responsible to the Medical Director of Patient Services and responsible for overseeing the progress of a specific caseload of patients across the care continuum to include pre-admission and post-discharge when feasible. Acts as an educator, consultant, and liaison to healthcare providers caring for the patients across the care continuum.


• Masters of Science Degree, Graduate of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Specialty certification required.

• Baccalaureate in Nursing

• 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 related experience as RN in acute care hospital setting and preferred 1-2 years experience as a nurse practitioner.