Feb 06, 2023

Graduate Nurse / RN Westside Hospital

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA

Job Description

Lovelace Westside is now hiring for Registered Nurses to join our teams -Various Departments and Shifts are available. 

  • Sign On Bonus Available 

 Lovelace Westside Hospital has partnered with the University of Iowa to provide a 12-month Entry to Practice (ETP) Nurse Residency Program that supports graduate nurses as they transition into their first professional nursing role. The program offers a 16-week comprehensive orientation plan, immersive learning opportunities, nursing professional development, quality/safety performance improvement integration, and a supportive team-oriented environment.


The personal and professional support received throughout the program helps the newly licensed nurse become a competent, confident member of the healthcare family.


Application Requirements:

  • Dual application to ETP Nurse Residency Program and the unit of choice.
  • Applications are open.
Please email Recruiter@lovelace.com or call 505-727-5100 to speak to a recruiter today!


Registered Nurse (RN) 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.




  • Nursing student must have graduated or will be graduating from an accredited school of nursing prior to the cohort start state
  • The program is open to BSN and ADN/ASN graduates
  • The candidate must have successfully completed the NCLEX two weeks prior to the scheduled start date
  • Willingness to participate in all program components
  • Current BLS; Hiring department may also require ACLS and/or PALS
  • One-year post-program completion work commitment agreement required

Why Lovelace?

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center + Designation, Bariatric Surgery, 2021
  • “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2017-2019
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association "Get with Guildelines" Gold Plus, 2021-2021; Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll " get With the Guidelines," 2020-2021
  • Awarded 4 Stars from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2017-2019
  • Quality Achievement Award, 2021-2021
  • Lovelace Bariatrics accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons

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