Aug 26, 2021

Registered Nurse / Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down) / Full-Time / Nights *Bonus Available

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

Job Description

Registered Nurse, Intermediate Care Unit (Step Down), Full-Time, Nights, Albuquerque, NM
  • BONUS and RELOCATION available for qualified candidates

We are looking for a 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.

Registered Nurse Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for the practice of Professional Nursing, to include patient care and staff management assigned to the RN in his/her charge.
  • May serve in the role of Charge Nurse and is accountable for professional practice.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.

Registered Nurse Education and Experience job Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree or Diploma of Nursing; Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • One (1) year experience
  • Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license
  • BLS; Hiring department may also require ACLS and/or PALS
  • 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.