Job Description

RN Case Manager (Senior)

Requisition IDreq6160
Working TitleRN Case Manager (Senior)
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The 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.

CDD's Medically Fragile Case Management Program (MFCMP) hires RN/case managers to provide comprehensive case management services across New Mexico for individuals who are medically fragile and their families. The MFCMP contracts with the Medically Fragile Waiver and the MCOs. It is a requirement of the Medically Fragile Waiver and the MCOs that an RN provide this service. The case managers assist the families to access community based health care services, home visits, health care assessments, and assist in transition planning to community from the hospital as needed. The case manager 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/case management services are provided statewide, the case manager must travel to rural and frontier areas as needed, preferably has two or more years’ experience in pediatric and/or community health nursing. Experience working with individuals who are medically fragile as well as having developmental disabilities is also preferred. The case manager must have the ability to work autonomously, be a team leader as well as team member. This position travels to different regions of New Mexico and will primarily cover the San Juan and McKinley counties.

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 below in your cover letter**

Experience with:

  • Pediatric and/or community health nursing
  • Home visits
  • Working with children/families and/or individuals who are medically fragile and/or have special health care needs.
  • Working with an interdisciplinary team (IDT) as a team leader and team member.
  • Working with community providers (physicians, PCPs, schools, hospitals, FIT programs, therapists, nursing agencies, state agencies
  • Accessing resources and networking with the community and the IDT
  • Working with other nurses and/or case managers in terms of training, daily work, and prioritization of duties
Bilingual English/Spanish

Additional RequirementsState wide travel will be required in this position. 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 Date06/30/2019
Pay$3956.33 to $5924.53
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 Date10/10/2018
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.

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