Director of Patient Management
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.
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.