Critical Care Nurse Practitioner

Critical Care Nurse Practitioner job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Rotating
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace

Lovelace Medical Group is now hiring a Critical Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico 

Lovelace Medical Group is a multispecialty provider group, which includes clinics, doctors and advanced practice providers in a broad range of specialties and primary care, and provides patients with exceptional health care through the support of Lovelace Health System hospitals and technology.

Job Summary:

  • Provide clinical care to patients in accordance with regulations to include but not limited to obtaining patient history, ordering labs, diagnostic studies, and arranging referrals.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary
  • Caring for the critically ill, post-operative thoracic surgical patients in the ICU.
  • Responsible for management of complex patient population in collaboration with intensivists and cardiothoracic surgeons.
  • Comfortable with procedures including bronchoscopy, central venous access, arterial catheter placement and thoracentesis.
  • Communicate effectively with physicians and medical staff to coordinated care.
  • Uphold excellent bedside manners and ability to create a great patient experience.
  • Ability to explain medical procedures and plan of care to patients.
  • Attends departmental meetings and professional training sessions as requested.
  • Adherence and knowledge of laws to internal medicine, including HIPPA.
  • 7 on 7 off schedule. May need to work days and nights

  • Completion of an accredited¬†Nurse Practitioner Program/ Physician Assistant Program.
  • Certification Board for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification (ACNPC) desired, but not required.
  • Two (2) years of clinical experience in related field
  • Experience with CABG, Valve replacement heart/lung transplant, and ECMO desired.

Why Lovelace Medical Group:

  • Nationally competitive salary and benefits package
  • Generous Sign-on Bonus & Relocation Assistance
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance of $3,000 annually
  • 401K and deferred compensation

Contact information

Physician Recruitment Department (505)639-3040 or (505)595-4093

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke-free campuses

Department / Location

Critical Care Units
Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM