Remote Nurse Practitioner Jobs Rhode Island

Find work opportunities and resources for remote nurse practitioners in Rhode Island.

Nurse Practitioner with Collaborating Physician

Details: Expand your practice, earn additional income, and gain flexibility and balance in your career.

State Licensure: Rhode Island

  • Multiple telehealth opportunities. With just one application, one credentialing effort, and one schedule, Wheel offers a simple and flexible way to work with multiple telehealth companies. Unlimited and uncapped earnings.

  • Work on your schedule. Create your own schedule and work when you want, whether that’s evenings, part-time, or full-time.

  • 100% remote. Provide rewarding patient care from the comfort and safety of your home or office.

  • Clinician community. Join a collaborative community of clinicians working in virtual care.

  • Clinical, operational, administrative, and technical support. Wheel works to offer guidance and support for your virtual care practice, handling payments, credentialing, training, and more.
  • Simple to use. Utilize our secure and HIPAA-compliant platform that includes video conferencing, scheduling, and patient information tools.

  • We protect clinicians. We vet all of our telehealth company partners for clinical safety and standard of care procedures to help protect your clinical practice. We also provide liability insurance coverage.

Nurse Practitioner, Payor Enrolled

Details: Expand your practice, earn additional income, and gain flexibility and balance in your career.

State Licensure: Rhode Island

Payor Enrollment: Candidates are required to be enrolled with one or more of the following payors: United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield, or Anthem.

  • Multiple telehealth opportunities. With just one application, one credentialing effort, and one schedule, Wheel offers a simple and flexible way to work with multiple telehealth companies. Unlimited and uncapped earnings.

  • Work on your schedule. Create your own schedule and work when you want, whether that’s evenings, part-time, or full-time.

  • 100% remote. Provide rewarding patient care from the comfort and safety of your home or office.

  • Clinician community. Join a collaborative community of clinicians working in virtual care.

  • Clinical, operational, administrative, and technical support. Wheel works to offer guidance and support for your virtual care practice, handling payments, credentialing, training, and more.

  • Simple to use. Utilize our secure and HIPAA-compliant platform that includes video conferencing, scheduling, and patient information tools.

  • We protect clinicians. We vet all of our telehealth company partners for clinical safety and standard of care procedures to help protect your clinical practice. We also provide liability insurance coverage.

Requirements for Remote Nurse Practitioners in Rhode Island

Do you live in Rhode Island and want to advance your nursing career? You must meet the following requirements to receive a nurse practitioner license in this state:

  • Education: To work as a nurse practitioner, you must have a valid license as a registered nurse in Rhode Island. You must also earn a graduate degree from a nursing program to qualify for licensure.

  • Certification: Candidates for nurse practitioner licenses must hold certification from an approved certifying body.

  • Fee: Applicants must pay a $145 fee.
    • If you want to dispense or prescribe controlled substances, you must pay a separate $200 fee to obtain a Rhode Island Controlled Substance Registration (CSR) and a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration.

Your required fieldwork, degrees, fees, and examinations may vary depending on your specialization. They include (but are not limited to) family nurse practitioner (FNP), pediatric primary care nurse practitioner, and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).

How to Become a Remote Nurse Practitioner in Rhode Island

Nurse practitioners are in demand in Rhode Island because of a shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and an aging workforce. For virtual care providers, there are many full-time and part-time remote work opportunities available in the Ocean State, from Providence and Woonsocket to Warwick and Wakefield.

As you apply for a position as a remote nurse practitioner (also referred to as a telemedicine nurse practitioner), keep the following information in mind:

  • Work-from-home nurse practitioner or remote nurse practitioner: Remote nurse practitioners perform most, if not all, of their work from home, including patient care and collaborating with other staff. Some healthcare employers may require a certain number of on-site hours, so be sure to look for this requirement in the job description.

  • Additional training: All nurse practitioners must have the same education and provide the same level of care, including continuing education to keep your license in Rhode Island. You may need to complete regular, employer-mandated training, such as best practices for good webside manner.

  • Necessary documentation: Keep your resume, transcript, and other professional documentation up to date.

Telehealth companies often post open positions on job posting sites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn. These are all great places to start your job search for virtual care opportunities. Wheel matches clinicians with virtual care opportunities and has a variety of positions available for NPs in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Nurse Practitioner FAQs

How do I get a Rhode Island nurse practitioner license?

Applications to become an NP in Rhode Island must be mailed to the Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nurse Education. Prospective Rhode Island NPs must attach a copy of their Rhode Island RN license to the application form, a letter of APRN certification, an official transcript from their educational program, and any fees.

Can a nurse practitioner have their own practice in Rhode Island?

A Rhode Island NP can run their own practice. According to the Rhode Island state legislature, NPs can also administer care and prescribe Schedule II-IV substances without supervision from a physician, so long as their patients fall within the NP's specialized population focus.

In what states can NPs practice independently? Is Rhode Island among them?

NPs can practice independently in full-practice-authority states, and Rhode Island is one of those. Some other states mandate that NPs put in place a collaborative agreement with a state-registered physician, but RI doesn't require this for NPs, who can practice without supervision.

Are there part-time NP remote jobs in Rhode Island?

Part-time, remote NP jobs are available in Rhode Island. Some employers may request that NPs spend a certain number of hours per week on-site, and they also provide training on their systems and webside manner. At Wheel, we can connect you with remote NP job openings in RI and across the country.

What can nurse practitioners do remotely in Rhode Island?

A range of remote opportunities are available for Rhode Island NPs, including primary care, women's health, and mental health support. There is high demand for NPs in pharmaceutical sales and legal nurse consultancy in the state, and both roles can be performed as work-from-home positions. NPs can also remotely administer case management, home care supervision, COVID tracing, school nursing, and patient phone triage in RI.

How to become a nurse practitioner in Rhode Island?

Rhode Island nurse practitioner requirements include a valid RN license from the Rhode Island ABRN, a graduate-level diploma from an accredited nursing program, and certification from an approved body. A $145 fee applies, plus a $200 fee for a license to dispense medications. More information is available further up the page. To learn more about working remotely, you can read our interview with an NP who switched to remote care.

How Wheel Works

With Wheel, we make it simple for you to work with as many virtual care companies as you want, giving you the diversity of conditions and treatment areas you would experience in a clinic setting — without the hassle of finding the partners yourself. Plug into our clinical network and we’ll show you how easy it can be.

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Simple credentialing & training

Once you’ve completed the application process and identified your collaborating physician, we’ll partner to complete one-time telemedicine credentialing, Webside Manner training, and clinical protocol education for the telehealth opportunities that interest you.

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Start matching

Based on your interests and experience, we'll start matching you with remote care opportunities with a variety of partners — providing everything from remote patient monitoring to virtual diagnosis and treatment.

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Get to work!

Start providing care on your terms — work anywhere, anytime, on your schedule. With the best telehealth positions available nationwide, you’re in the driver’s seat.

Why Wheel?

Work remotely on your schedule

Design your clinical practice around your life without over-committing to shifts that don’t meet your needs. You design the schedule that works for you.

A variety of care opportunities

With Wheel, we make it simple for you to work with as many virtual care companies as you want, giving you the diversity of conditions and treatment areas you would experience in a clinic setting.

Virtual care made simple

Avoid the hassle of juggling telehealth companies yourself. WIth Wheel, you have one schedule, one contract, and one credentialing process. It’s that easy.

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