Sep 23, 2020

Charge Registered Nurse/ Medical Surgical

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

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.

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