Charge RN Med Surg

Charge RN Med Surg job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular


Charge RN, Med/Surg, Full-Time job, Days, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Charge RN to join our Med/Surg team in Albuquerque, NM.

  This full-time job is located at 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 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

Charge Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:

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

Why Lovelace?

  • Robotic surgery program named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation
  • Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers since 2015
  • 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to work 2008- 2017

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


Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM