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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Neuro IMC (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights *Sign On Bonus Available

Company: Lovelace Medical Center
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Neuro Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down), Full-Time, Nights, Albuquerque, NM SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES!We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our Neuro Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down) team in Albuquerque, NM. The Neuro Intermediate Care Unit has a variety of patients from stroke to neurosurgical. This progressive care neurology unit provides an excellent opportunity to learn a specialty in a small inclusive unit, while gaining valuable nursing skills. 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. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, provides direct, safe, appropriate, and effective nursing care to designated patients in accordance with patient needs, current standards of nursing practice, and organizational policies within the scope of LPN Licensure and hospital policy. Performs general nursing tasks. Adheres to policies and procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Education and Experience Job Requirements: Graduate from a practical nursing program One (1) year experience desired Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license (within 90 days of hire) Current BLS Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality Basic math skills Basic computer skills 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 , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Neuro IMC (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights *Sign On Bonus Available, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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