Charge Registered Nurse RN, Intensive Care Unit ICU, Full Time, Nights
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We are looking for a Charge Registered Nurse to join our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Team in Albuquerque, NM.
Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health, offers a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation.
Charge 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.
Charge Registered Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from and accredited school of Nursing, RN program required; BSN preferred
One year of clinical leadership experience preferred
Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license
BLS; ACLS and PALS may be required by hiring department
Ability to maintain strict patient confidentiality
Strong organization and problem solving skills
Works well in a team setting
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
International Board Certified lactation Consultant® (IBCLC) Care Award, 2020
"A" grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2019-2021
Healthgrades 2020 Specialty Excellence Awards: Pulmonology Care Excellence, 2020
New Mexico Hospital Association/American Hospital Association Quest For Excellence award, General acute Hospital, 2019, 2021
Women's Choice award for America's Best Breast Centers, 2015-2022
Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2016-2019
Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, 2021-2022
Women's Choice award for America's Best Mammogram Imaging Center, 2021-2022
Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.