Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Physician Assistant-Nurse Practitioner - ICCU Cardiology Job

Job Number: RIH18263

Job Title: ICCU Cardiology NP or PA Per Diem

Department: Cardiology Other Admin - 1014024

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

•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.

Exciting opportunity for an inpatient Advanced Practice Provider as part of a team of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, attending cardiologists and nurses on a busy cardiology step down unit. 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.

Responsibilities include: admissions, daily care, discharges and triaging patients from the emergency department to the unit. Patient population includes step down level cardiac patients with ACS, heart failure, complex arrhythmias, and post procedure interventional and structural cardiology patients. Position may include opportunities to work in the cardiac catheterization lab and/or the advanced heart failure service.