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2021 New Mexico Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

New Mexico Acute Care Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$75.4K

Growth

11%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in New Mexico 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $55,810 $65,140 $75,350 $85,070 $98,230
Hourly Wage $26.83 $31.32 $36.23 $40.90 $47.22

How Much Do Acute Care Nurses Make in New Mexico 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$55,810
$65,140
$75,350
$85,070
$98,230
Hourly Wage
$26.83
$31.32
$36.23
$40.90
$47.22

What Do Acute Care Nurses Do?

Provide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

Also known as:

Charge Nurse, Charge Nurse, Cardiac Interventional Care, Preceptor, Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse

  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Monitor patients following surgeries or other treatments.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Adjust prostheses or other assistive devices.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Process healthcare paperwork.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Advise patients on healthcare system processes.
  • Establish nursing policies or standards.

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in New Mexico

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
New Mexico 18,330 20,410 11% 1,240
United States 3,096,700 3,318,700 7% 175,900

Acute Care Nurses Job Outlook in New Mexico

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
New Mexico
18,330
20,410
11%
1,240
United States
3,096,700
3,318,700
7%
175,900

Acute Care Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Acute Care Nurses Schools in New Mexico

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Brookline College-Albuquerque Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Albuquerque, NM 4 years: 27
Carrington College-Albuquerque Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Albuquerque, NM 2 years: 61
Central New Mexico Community College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Albuquerque, NM 2 years: 241
Less than one year: 0
Clovis Community College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Clovis, NM 2 years: 55
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Portales, NM 4 years: 39
More than 4 years: 20
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Roswell, NM 2 years: 13
Luna Community College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Las Vegas, NM 2 years: 19
National American University-Albuquerque West Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Albuquerque, NM 4 years: 12
Navajo Technical University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Crownpoint, NM 2 years: 0
New Mexico Highlands University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Las Vegas, NM 4 years: 68

Acute Care Nurses Schools in New Mexico

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Albuquerque, NM
4 years: 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Albuquerque, NM
2 years: 61
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Albuquerque, NM
2 years: 241
Less than one year: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Clovis, NM
2 years: 55
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Portales, NM
4 years: 39
More than 4 years: 20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Roswell, NM
2 years: 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Las Vegas, NM
2 years: 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Albuquerque, NM
4 years: 12
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Crownpoint, NM
2 years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Las Vegas, NM
4 years: 68

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in New Mexico.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Rio Rancho, New Mexico 09/17/2021 No
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - SNF/LTC CareerStaff Unlimited Rio Rancho, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Physical Therapist Reliant Rehabilitation Albuquerque, New Mexico 09/18/2021 No
Registered Nurse Wellpath Portales, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse – Field Assessor - LTS LHC Group Albuquerque, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse -- RN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Edgewood, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse -- RN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Los Lunas, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse -- RN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Albuquerque, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse -- RN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Albuquerque, New Mexico 09/18/2021 Yes
Registered Nurse (RN) Nuclear Care Partners Santa Fe, New Mexico 09/18/2021 No

Acute Care Nurses Jobs in New Mexico.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
09/17/2021
No
CareerStaff Unlimited
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Reliant Rehabilitation
Albuquerque, New Mexico
09/18/2021
No
Wellpath
Portales, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
LHC Group
Albuquerque, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Edgewood, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Los Lunas, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Albuquerque, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Albuquerque, New Mexico
09/18/2021
Yes
Nuclear Care Partners
Santa Fe, New Mexico
09/18/2021
No

Acute Care Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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