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Charge Registered Nurse / Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights

Company: Lovelace Medical Center
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

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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