Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Physician Assistant-Nurse Practitioner Job

Job Number: LPG17705

Job Title: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Department: Women's Medicine Inpatient Uni - 8052033

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Providence

Location: Providence, RI

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program. Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and successful completion of American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support course, and licensure from the Rhode Island Department of Health.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Three years’ experience in a clinical gynecologic, obstetric, general surgical, oncology or emergency medicine practice preferred.

Experience in Ob Gyn procedures preferable.

Under the general supervision of the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology or designee, the Physician Assistant performs a variety of duties to encompass, but are not limited to the care and management of pre and post operative patients, non-surgical gynecology, oncology, and obstetrical admissions, and other Women's In-patient Unit admissions. Bedside procedures and surgical assisting in the Operating Room may also be required. Works in a collaborative team environment that supports the mission to provide interdisciplinary care for women's gynecologic, obstetric and oncologic issues. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.