Nurse Abstractor RN

Nurse Abstractor RN job in ,

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

  You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

    Lovelace Medical Center,  in the heart of Albuquerque, is an acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.

Lovelace Medical Center is hiring a  Nurse Abstractor


  • Responsible for reviewing patient medical records to assure quality standards are achieved and that documentation is within compliance with established regulatory agencies.

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement during point of care record review and/or during data abstraction and facilitates onsite improvements as directed by the Director of Quality Management.

  • Abstracts moderate to complex data elements for Core Measures, STS, ACC-NCDR and enters into required data base(s) in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Performs quality process improvement activities as directed, including identifying performance improvement opportunities and assisting the Director of Quality Management with problem solving and implementing solutions, developing and maintaining statistical databases, developing and producing complex reports and assisting clinical/operational leadership and staff with quality projects as assigned.

  • Familiarizes self with regulatory requirements for performance improvement, quality assessment and patient safety.



  • Minimum: Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. 
  • Education may be substituted for relevant nursing experience in accordance to policy.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data; ability to organize workflow, function independently and manage own time and work tasks; strong interpersonal communication skills; ability to deal calmly, courteously and efficiently with people.

  • Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency and compile moderately complex reports. 

  • Computer skills minimally include data entry abilities, Excel and Word.

  • Two (2) years of previous job-related experience.

  • Experience may be substituted for relevant education in accordance to policy.

  • Valid NM Nursing license or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire)


    Why Lovelace?

      • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018, Ranked #4 in the nation among providers

      • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016

      • Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016

      • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.


      Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses

      ID# 1997

Department / Location

Quality Management
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