May 08, 2021

Registered Nurse (Accepting New Graduates) / Progressive Care Unit (PCU) / Full-Time / Nights

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

Job Description


Registered Nurse, Progressive Care Unit, (PCU), Full-Time, Nights

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Progressive Care Unit (PCU) in Albuquerque, NM.

**Accepting New Graduates, grow your career with Lovelace!

This full-time job is located at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center. New Mexico’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to cardiovascular care, including the State’s only facility to do left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant, and a cutting-edge hybrid operating room where surgeons can perform advanced surgical services for Cardiovascular patients.

Registered Nurse Job 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.
  • Leads day to day operations in achievement of department goals.

Registered Nurse Education and Experience Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from and accredited school of Nursing , RN program required
  • BSN preferred
  • Valid NM Nursing license or NM compact license (within 90 days of hire)
  • Required certifications for the area of practice
  • National Certification in area of clinical specialty preferred
  • One year of clinical leadership experience preferred
  • BLS, ACLS; PALS may be required

Why Lovelace?

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Top Teaching Hospital, 2020
  • American College of Cardiology’s Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Action Registry GWTG NCDR, 2013-2019
  • American Heart Association GWTG Heart Failure Gold Plus and Target Honor Roll Award, 2019 (Silver Plus, 2018)
  • American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation

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