Advanced Practice Careers at Lifespan

Physician Assistant-Nurse Practitioner Job

Job Number: RIH16525

Job Title: PA/NP for Cardiac ICCU

Department: Cardiology Other Admin - 1014024

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and two years of graduate study in an AMA approved Physician’s Assistant program.

Current registration as Physician’s Assistant in the State of Rhode Island.

An extremely high level of analytical ability in order to apply post-surgical training to the treatment of patients.

Good interpersonal skills in order to deal effectively with patients and nursing personnel.

Demonstrated 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.


Three months on-the-job training and experience to become familiar with job responsibilities and work routines.

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. 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.