Nov 19, 2021

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Medical Surgical / Full-Time / Days *Sign On Bonus Available

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse Surgery

Job Description

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Surgical, Full-Time, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our Medical Surgical team in Albuquerque, NM.

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.