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Project You: Making Space for Mom

Have you ever felt like the world is waiting for results at all hours of the day and every day of the week? Well, I have. The fast-paced world that we live in can sometimes take over our time and attention. It is so easy, as a mother or parent, to get tangled up in the web of demands. The old adage “if momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy” is actually true. If we forget to take time for ourselves, we won’t be able to perform at the peak of our abilities when our kids need us most. If you feel like the world is weighing on your shoulders:

Lovelace Health System Hiring Fair April 6

From nursing to physical therapy and occupational therapy, discover how you can grow in your career at Lovelace.

Bring your resume and meet hiring managers from our Lovelace hospitals at a career fair Thursday, April 6 from 11am to 3pm at Hotel Albuquerque. 

Lovelace offers competitive salary, paid time off and comprehensive medical, vision and dental benefits.

Wellness Workshop for Breast Cancer Patients & Survivors

Join the Lovelace Women’s Hospital Breast Care Center for a fun and interactive health and vendor fair promoting health, wellness and integrative therapies for breast cancer patients and survivors. 
 

FREE Seminar! Signs & Symptoms of Lymphedema

Signs & Symptoms of Lymphedema
 
If you are at risk for developing lymphedema or already have it, it is important to be aware of the early changes you may see in your body. This presentation will cover topics regarding lymphedema education following breast cancer therapy, such as body awareness, risk reduction practices, how lymphedema develops and what treatment looks like. This presentation is aimed to help you understand what lymphedema is and how it can be managed.
 

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center implants new WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure

Press Release
ALBUQUERQUE – March 8, 2017 – Physicians at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center recently implanted the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) device in a New Mexico patient.
 
The device offers patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) an alternative to long-term Warfarin blood-thinning medication.
 

Lovelace leadership series – time is at the heart of the work

Maria Atencio, RN, is working against the clock. When she joined Lovelace in 1999 in the emergency department at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center, she understood the urgency to assess and prepare heart attack patients for intervention as quickly as possible. Every minute mattered. As emergency department charge nurse, Maria coordinated the care for a larger number of heart patients, always mindful and aware of time. In the heart catheterization lab, she worked side-by-side with physicians witnessing the moments lives were saved. It was always a race against time.

Lovelace Westside Hospital named as Top Place to Work in Healthcare 2017

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ALBUQUERQUE – March 3, 2017 – Lovelace Westside Hospital was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2017” list.
 
The hospital was recognized for encouraging professional development among employees and promoting tomorrow’s leaders. Lovelace Westside Hospital has a history of recognizing employees and offering competitive benefits. 
 

Self-Care

Your life has been filled with appointments and events surrounding the arrival of your newest family member. Remember that taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of your little one. When you are well, your care of others (baby, partner) improves too. It is not a selfish obsession to care for you. It is necessary for you in order to be healthy mentally, emotionally and physically. Self care allows you to be fully present for all the sweetness life has to offer.

Lovelace Medical Group clinic recognized as Patient Centered Medical Home

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ALBUQUERQUE – February 27, 2017 – Lovelace Medical Group has announced its largest clinic was recently recognized as a Level 1 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The recognition puts the Lovelace Medical Group on the map as a beacon of high-quality care and service to patients.

How to Calm a Crying Baby: You’re Not a Bad Parent! (We Promise)

Every parent has been there at 3 a.m.: your baby is crying and you have tried everything. Just know that you are not a bad parent! Today, we want to talk about ways to soothe your, fussy little tyke.

First, let’s go through the checklist to cover the bases:

- Is your baby hungry, wet or sleepy?

- Is your baby too hot or too cold?

News and Events

Project You: Making Space for Mom

Have you ever felt like the world is waiting for results at all hours of the day and every day of

Lovelace Health System Hiring Fair April 6

From nursing to physical therapy and occupational therapy, discover how you can grow in your care

Wellness Workshop for Breast Cancer Patients & Survivors
Join the Lovelace Women’s Hospital Breast Care Center for a fun and interactive health and vend