This is the 5th year in a row that Lovelace Women’s Hospital received an award from Modern Healthcare. It’s also the only hospital in New Mexico to be named one of the top 100 best places to work in healthcare.
Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque has been named one of the best 100 places to work in health care in 2013 by Modern Healthcare Magazine.
It was the fifth consecutive year that the 120-bed hospital, which employs 750, made the magazine’s Top 100 list. It was the only New Mexico health care firm to make this year’s list, according to the magazine’s website.
A new mom gives birth at Lovelace Women’s Hospital on her birthday, but it’s also her dad’s birthday. Both the new mom and grandfather couldn’t be happier that baby Eli will share their special day. Joe Ruiz, “Once it got closer and closer we were all getting more and more excited knowing that it was really going to happen and it will be all three of us now. We’ll be spending every birthday together and having one great party.” Grandfather Joe Ruiz and mother Olivia Ruiz say they are very close and hope to extend that bond with baby Eli.
Southwest Medical Associates (SWMA) has hired three new staff members. They are: Susan Simon, R.N., CNM, certified nurse midwife. Simon has 30 years’ experience in nursing and 14 years’ experience in nurse midwifery. She previously ran a gynecology and homebirth consulting business; worked for the New Mexico Department of Health; as a nurse for Albuquerque Public Schools; and as a at Fort Defiance Indian Hospital.