Nursing-Patient Management Director-New Mexico

Medical Recruiting, Inc.

Director of Patient Management needed for an acute care hospital in southern New Mexico.

The Director of Patient Management is accountable for the implementation, coordination and management of the Department.  Direction of the Department will include clinical, financial, quality and HR management as well as program planning, education, monitoring, and maintenance.  The Director of Patient Management is responsible for this program that transitions patients through the continuum of care in a timely and cost effective manner.

Position will oversee approximately 20 team members (RNs,  Social Workers and one Clerical Support).

The Director also has oversight of the Patient Advocate program. The Director of Patient Management provides services to patient throughout the lifespan including newborns, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric age groups.

The Director will be available to provide services in any area of the hospital including (but not limited to) the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), the Emergency Department (ED), Critical Care Units (ICU and CCU), Telemetry Units, Medical/Surgical Units, Women’s and Children’s Units (L&D, PEDS, NSY, NICU), the Alzheimer’s Unit (ACE), and Out-Patient Services (observation units, Cath Lab, same day surgery, etc.).

Minimum Education:   Registered Nurse (BSN, MSN).

Master’s degree in Management is beneficial.

Minimum Experience:  Ten years experience of either nursing; (2) prefer certification in a related field to Case Management

Certification/Licensure:  Graduate of a school of nursing and a current New Mexico or compact RN license is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

This is an exempt position.

Salary range for the position is $89,731 to $134,639.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

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