RN Charge Medical Surgical

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Date posted: 06/01/2018

job description

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

  Lovelace Westside Hospital provides care to Albuquerque’s Westside and Rio Rancho, including the area’s only inpatient pediatric unit, a kid-friendly emergency room and senior care emergency room services. Named a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care.

  Lovelace Westside Hospital is hiring a Charge Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical .

  • 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 an accredited school of Nursing, RN program required
  • BSN preferred
  • Valid NM Nursing license or NM Compact license (within 90 days of hire)
  • One (1) year of clinical leadership experience preferred
  • Current BLS; Required certifications for the area of practice
  • National Certification in area of clinical specialty preferred

Why Lovelace?

  • “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2017
  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008)
  • Lovelace Bariatric accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons

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


  ID: 1819

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job facility

Medical/Surgical - Lovelace Westside Hospital