Charge Registered Nurse/ Medical Surgical

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Date posted: 04/01/2020

job description

  Charge Registered Nurse, Hospice, Full-Time job, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Charge Registered Nurse to join our Med/Surg Unit in Albuquerque, NM.

This full-time job is located at Lovelace Medical Center,  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 Nurse Job Responsibilities:
  •   Responsible and accountable for the practice of Professional Nursing, including the nursing management of the patient and staff of assigned area in his/her charge. 
  •   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 department liaison and first line of contact with patients, providers and staff. 

  Charge Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:

  •   Associate’s Degree or Diploma of Nursing  
  •   Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; Certification in clinical specialty  
  •     One   (1) year of Charge Nurse experience in hospital setting OR more than one year of clinical or management experience.   
  •   Valid NM Nursing License or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire) 
  •   Current BLS
  •   National Certification in Specialty Care desired
  •       Supervision/Management knowledge and experience    
  •         Clinical/ Specialty expertise      
  •           Strong   conflict resolution skills        
  •             Ability   to maintain patient confidentiality          

      Why Lovelace?     

  •       Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017, 2018 & 2019.     
  •       Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016      
  •         Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016      
  •         Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.

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

  ID: 15977



job facility

Hospice Inpatient Unit - Lovelace Medical Center

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