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Nurse Practitioner, Adult Psychiatric

Providence, RI

Positions Available

Full Time

Job Description

Lifespan – Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island Hospital (RIH) offers the opportunity to practice in a world-class facility. RIH is the state's largest general acute care hospital, the region's Level I Trauma Center and the largest teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. We are currently hiring a full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in our Psychiatry Department. The Nurse Practitioner reports directly to the Medical Director of Adult Medical Consultation Psychiatry Service for clinical practice and administratively to the Director for the Nursing Professional Practice and Research Department. This role facilitates a quality hospital experience, outcome for patients through timely action, and proper use of resources. The NP oversees a specific caseload of patients and is responsible to perform comprehensive psychiatric assessments, patient examinations, review of medical records, and collection of collateral data. The NP will liaison with hospital staff regarding the clinical status of patients and provide treatment recommendations. This role provides appropriate education, consultation, and resources for adult medical patients with psychiatric conditions across the care continuum

  • Master's degree and graduate of accredited program in psychiatric nursing
  • Two years of related experience as an RN in an acute care hospital setting.
  • One to two years' experience as a nurse practitioner
  • Specialty certification required with prescriptive privileges.
  • Must have current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.
  • Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills in interactions with patients, families, staff and other professionals.

Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. Here, you'll assist physicians and other health care professionals with advanced medical and surgical procedures. You'll also find the right blend of autonomy and collaboration as you work on some of the area's most challenging cases. If you share our passion for providing only the best care in a supportive, collective setting, we encourage you to apply.

About Rhode Island Hospital
Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), a founding member of the Lifespan health system, is a private, not-for-profit hospital. It is also the principal teaching hospital of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. RIH is home to Hasbro Children's Hospital, the only children's hospital in southeastern New England and the second largest in New England. The hospital is dedicated to being an industry leader, as well as a pioneer of major new advancements in medicine and research. Every day, the hospital's researchers strive to develop innovative treatments and cures, but it wouldn't be possible without the nearly $50 million in external research funding that Rhode Island Hospital receives each year. Rhode Island Hospital is the only Level I Trauma Center for southeastern New England, providing expert staff and equipment in emergency situations 24 hours a day. RIH attracts renowned, highly skilled physicians from other top-ranking hospitals within the region and across the country in the areas of cancer, cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine and trauma, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiation oncology and surgery.

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Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, sexual preference or orientation, ancestry, genetics, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.