Charge Registered Nurse / Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights
Company: Lovelace Medical Center
Posted on: September 7, 2021
Charge Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down),
Full-Time, Nights, Albuquerque, NM BONUS and RELOCATION available
for qualified candidates We are looking for a Charge Registered
Nurse to join our Intermediate Care (Step Down) Team in
Albuquerque, NM. The Intermediate Care/Step-Down unit has patients
requiring complex care, ranging from respiratory failure requiring
high flow oxygen to cardiac drips while on telemetry monitors.
Nurses gain critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment.
This full-time job is located at 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.
Charge Registered Nurse Responsibilities: 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. Charge
Registered Nurse Education and Experience Requirements: Graduation
from and accredited school of Nursing , RN program required; BSN
preferred One year of clinical leadership experience preferred
Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license BLS; ACLS
and PALS may be required by hiring department Ability to maintain
strict patient confidentiality Management skills Strong
organization and problem solving skills Works well in a team
setting Communicates effectively both orally and in writing Why
Lovelace? Leapfrog Hospital Safety Top Teaching Hospital, 2020 “A”
grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2019, Fall 2020
Healthgrades 2020 Specialty Excellence Awards: Pulmonology Care
Excellence, 2020; America’s 100 Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to
Work, 2016- 2019 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals,” 2019
Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care, 2019; America’s 100 Best Hospitals
for Coronary Intervention, 2019 American Heart Association/American
Stroke Association “Get with the Guidelines” Stroke Gold Plus
Quality Achievement Award, 2012-2019 (Target Honor Roll - Elite
Plus, 2019-2021) American Heart Association/American Stroke
Association Target: Stroke Honor Roll since 2012 Lovelace is a
drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.
Keywords: Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque , Charge Registered Nurse / Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico
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