Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Staff Nurse Job

Job Number: RIH15962

Job Title: Staff Nurse

Department: Unit CCC 4 - 1012161

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

1.Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred.
2.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.
3.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 preferred, 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


1.Visual and aural ability to monitor patient status.
2.Physical ability to assist in lifting and positioning patients.
3.Exposed to patient care environment.
4.Physical ability for extensive walking and standing; lifting, positioning, and pushing patients on stretchers.

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.