Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Ranked As a Best Places to Work in Healthcare

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (September 29, 2023) – Modern Healthcare has announced rankings for health care organizations recognized as Best Places to Work in Healthcare, with Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital returning to the list for the fourth year, ranking #61 among the top in the country.

“We are very proud to have been named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2023,” shares Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital CEO David Mork. “At Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, we are dedicated to helping patients recover and become healthier after a major injury or illness. We celebrate our patients’ victories and are dedicated to offering our patients every chance to succeed. This is why being named a Best Place to Work for the fourth time means so much to us; we love what we do for our patients and are honored to be recognized by our employees.”

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital joins six other entities from Ardent Health Services, the hospital’s parent company based in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Creating a culture where people feel connected to our purpose and come to work every day to serve others is a focus across Ardent,” shares Ardent President and CEO Marty Bonick. “I’m incredibly proud that our local leaders and team members continue to foster workplaces where people want to develop in their careers. This recognition is a celebration of each and every team member at our seven entities who made this prestigious list.”
Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on a confidential employee survey and in-depth questionnaire assessing overall satisfaction, work-life balance, communication, policies and practices, work environment and culture.

About Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital
Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (LURH) provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation services for patients recovering from health care conditions such as stroke, brain injury and musculoskeletal disorders. LURH has earned more accreditations than any other rehabilitation hospital in the area and is the only hospital in New Mexico accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in six programs. With 62 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds, it provides a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient care, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, rehabilitation nursing and case management services. LURH and the UNM School of Medicine have teamed up to provide a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to attract specialized health care providers to Albuquerque. LURH was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in 2023. To learn more about the state-of-the-art treatment options, innovative health care providers and award-winning quality initiatives at Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, visit

About Ardent Health Services
Ardent Health Services is a leading provider of healthcare in communities across the country. With a focus on consumer-friendly processes and investments in innovative services and technologies, Ardent is passionate about making healthcare better and easier to access. Through its subsidiaries, Ardent owns and operates 30 hospitals and 200+ sites of care with more than 1,400 aligned providers in six states. Learn more at

Whitney Marquez
Lovelace Health System
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