Careers at Lifespan Health System

Nursing at Newport Hospital

No matter what the season - in your career, your life - you'll find what you're looking for in Newport.

Work with the best 

Founded and funded by Newporters in 1873, Newport Hospital began as a 12-bed cottage hospital on donated land. Today, Newport Hospital is a state-of-the-art, award-winning 129-bed health care facility that offers a broad range of medical services including emergency care, a birthing center, behavioral health unit, comprehensive surgical services, intensive care, acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.

Newport Hospital has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and Baby Friendly designation from the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

Nursing Specialties  More than 30 percent of Newport Hospital nurses have attained and maintained national certification in their respective specialties. We offer many nursing specialties including: medical surgical, surgery/OR, emergency services, intensive care, wound care, lactation, maternal/child health, psychiatry, IV therapy, informatics, rehabilitation. 

Nursing Programs  Newport Hospital is affiliated with student nurse programs at the University of Rhode Island, Salve Regina University, and the Community College of Rhode Island. 

Clinical Ladder Advancement Program  This program was developed to recognize and reward those nurses who go beyond the requirements of their position descriptions to create and sustain our Magnet environment. 

Join us as we continue to provide the highest quality patient care in one of the most beautiful places imaginable.

Recognizing the Best Nursing Care at Newport Hospital

Nurses working in a hospital.

The DAISY Award

The DAISY Award is an international recognition program to show appreciation for nurses’ clinical expertise and compassionate patient care. These nurses honor Newport Hospital’s mission and values.

If you’ve had an exceptional experience with a nurse or nursing team at Newport Hospital, consider nominating them for a DAISY Award.