Charge Nurse, RN (Rehab)

Charge Nurse, RN (Rehab) job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

Our goal at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is to return people recovering from illness or injury to the highest quality of life possible. We provide a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient care including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, rehabilitation nursing and case management services. EOE/AA.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital is hiring a day shift Charge Nurse (RN)

  • Responsible and accountable for the practice of Professional Nursing, including the nursing management of the patient and staff of assigned area in his/her charge.
  • Manages efficient patient flow, appropriate use of supplies and other operational functions.
  • Collaborates with the unit managers and/or directors in developing and revising unit policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Serves as department liaison and first line of contact with patients, providers and staff.
  • Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.


  • Minimum: Associate’s Degree or Diploma of Nursing
  • Desired:  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; Certification in clinical specialty
  • Supervision/Management knowledge and experience.
  • Clinical/ Specialty expertise.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • One (1) year of Charge Nurse experience in hospital setting OR more than one year of clinical or management experience.
  • Minimum: CPR; Valid NM Nursing License or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire).
  • Desired:  National Certification in Specialty Care

Why Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital?

CARF-accredited in 6 programs

Hospital of Choice Award from the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers

Excellence in Outcomes Award from Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO), Inc.

Department / Location

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital - Albuquerque, NM