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Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner New

Providence, RI

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Hiring Company

Lifespan

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Lifespan – Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, Rhode Island

As Rhode Island's largest health system and private employer, Lifespan is dedicated to improving the way clinical care, medical research and education, and community services are delivered. Our flagship facility, Rhode Island Hospital, is seeking an Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner to take a lead role in the treatment and care of occupational disease and injury, including episodic care. This position is responsible for managing a caseload of patients in partnership with the healthcare team to optimize health status and coordinate care over time and across healthcare settings and providing direct care to patients in the ambulatory setting in accordance with state licensure and federal guidelines. The NP will provide leadership in the development, validation, implementation and evaluation of standards, policies, procedures and critical paths to support the patient care delivery model and participate in the education, clinical research and mentoring of healthcare providers. As a collaborative member of a team devoted to emplpyeee well-being, the NP will also assume responsibility for preventive strategies for all of  our employees, both occupational and personal.

Qualifications

  • MSN degree and graduation from of accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Two years of related experience as an RN in an acute care hospital or ambulatory care setting
  • Five years of experience as a nurse practitioner in occupational health, emergency medicine, primary care or preventive medicine preferred
  • Demonstrated advanced physical and psychosocial assessment skills
  • Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS)
  • The desire to develop expertise in occupational and preventive health
  • Superb clinical and communication skills and a desire to be part of a dynamic team

Working at Lifespan

At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine and provide the right blend of autonomy and collaboration. If you share our passion for providing the very best care in a supportive professional setting, join one of the nation’s Top 100 health systems. Consistently awarded Magnet® status in nursing care, Lifespan is committed to clinical excellence and devoted to our mission of delivering health with care.

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.



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