Charge, Registered Nurse (RN) MED/SURG Full time (FT)

Charge, Registered Nurse (RN) MED/SURG Full time (FT) job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: Days
Schedule: Full Time

Charge Nurse

0.9 Days


You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us:

Lovelace Westside Hospital is an innovative leader committed to customer service and quality healthcare.  For 30 years, Lovelace Westside Hospital has been committed to offering Rio Rancho and Westside residents the latest in cutting-edge technology and high-quality care. Our 24-hour emergency department offers patients the ability to see a provider in about 30 minutes or less. Come join our team!!!

Lovelace Westside Hospital is hiring a Charge Nurse. 

  Responsible and accountable for the practice of Professional Nursing, including leadership of the patient care and staff during assigned shifts, for the department in his/her charge. 

  Supports the mission, values, goals and strategic direction of the unit, hospital and system.  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 departmental liaison and first line of contact with patients, providers and staff.

  Adheres to policies and procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety. 

  Leads day to day operations in achievement of department goals.


  •   Graduation from and accredited school of Nursing , RN program required
  • * 5 years of RN experience preffered  
  •   BSN preferred
  •   Valid NM Nursing license or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire)
  •   Required certifications for the area of practice
  •   National Certification in area of clinical specialty preferred
  •   One year of clinical leadership experience preferred
  •   BLS

Why Lovelace Westside?

  Named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015

  Ranked as a Top Hospital for Patient Safety by Consumer Reports, May 2014

  Lovelace Bariatrics is the first bariatric surgery center in New Mexico to be accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons

  Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class

  Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work five times since 2008

  Truven Health Analytics Top 100 Hospitals, and is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized for this honor

  Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 100 Great Community Hospitals and is the only hospital in New Mexico recognized for this honor

  Named one of the Best Places to Work by Albuquerque Business First

  Named Top Workplace by Albuquerque Journal, 2013, 2014 and 2015

  DNV Accredited

  Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico

Department / Location

Lovelace Westside Hospital - Albuquerque, NM