Nursing Careers at Lifespan

RN - Emergency Job

Job Number: RIH15563

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Adult Emergency Department

Department: Emergency Unit - 1012700

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred.

Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.

Demonstrates 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.


Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of RI. BSN preferred

Certified Wound Nurse preferred (American Board of Wound Management certification referred, Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) preferred or Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse (CWOCN) preferred.

Minimum two years clinical experience in medical surgical nursing, ambulatory or surgical services in a hospital setting

Previous high volume clinic experience in an outpatient setting preferred

Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Manager (or designee) implements, supervises and evaluates the nursing care of each patient using a nursing process and in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. From admission to discharge, plans with consideration of the aging process throughout the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.