Job Description

RN Case Manager (Senior)

Requisition IDreq10331
Working TitleRN Case Manager (Senior)
Position Grade14
Position SummaryThe Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The Medically Fragile Case Management Program (MFCMP) hires RN/case managers to provide comprehensive nursing case management services for individuals who are medically fragile and their families. The RN/CMs assist the individual and family to access community-based services. This is done through home visits, health care assessments, and transition planning from the hospital to their community. The RN/CM works with the individual, family, and the interdisciplinary health care team to develop a comprehensive health care plan to assist in the evaluation, implementation, and coordination of services through the health care team and community-based providers. RN/CM services are provided statewide, the case manager must travel to rural and frontier areas as needed, have two or more years in pediatric and/or community health nursing. Preferred to also have experience working with individuals who are medically fragile and their families and/or individuals with developmental disabilities as well as making home visits. The RN/CM must also have the ability to work autonomously. This position may be required to travel to different regions of New Mexico.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • CPR Certified.
  • May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a related clinical field; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Certification/LicensureState of New Mexico Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the multistate privilege to practice compact with New Mexico.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications listed below in your cover letter**.

  • Experience

    • working with individuals who are medically fragile and their families
    • with home visits
    • with documentation of nursing assessments
    • working in a community based setting
    • working as part of an interdisciplinary team (IDT)
    • with accessing resources and networking in a community based setting
    • as a team leader
    • with Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement duties
Additional RequirementsState wide travel for home and community visits will be required in this position. Candidate must pass a pre-employment background check including DOH fingerprinting.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$3956.33 to $5924.53 per month
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date8/30/2019
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: Complete the official application; be sure to include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications. Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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