Careers At UNM Medical Group

Clinic RN Case Manager

Department: Truman Ryan White
Location: Albuquerque, NM

UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for a RN Case Manager to join our Truman Health Services team. This opportunity is a full-time day shift opening located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Summary

Provides Registered Nurse case management designed to improve individual and/or family quality of life to a specified client group and their families. Coordinates comprehensive health care and community-based services, home visits, and assessments. Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates health care plans in an outpatient environment; collaborates with other health care providers, community service agencies, and schools to coordinate care.

Minimum Job Requirements of a RN Case Manager:

Associate's Degree in Nursing with at least 2 years of work experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties and responsibilities specified; including experience in case management and/or working with chronically ill patients. State 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. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.

Priority will be provided to candidates who are:

• Experienced providing nursing and/or case management services to medically and socially complex populations.

• Experienced working with the LGBTQ+ community.

• Experienced working in a community based multi-disciplinary setting.

• Bilingual English/Spanish.

 ***Sign-on Bonus = $1000***

Duties and Responsibilities of a RN Case Manager:

  1. Coordinate care and treatment of patients as required for a multidisciplinary, patient centered care team approach.
  2. Adhere to and promote the core expectations of the Patient Centered Medical Home.
  3. Identify patients requiring patient case management interventions by utilizing clinic data base and chart review, screenings and referral tracking.
  4. Review patient information/reports in collaboration with health care team and social case managers. Facilitate and/or participate in conferences providing ongoing evaluation of interdisciplinary dynamics, goals attainment and treatment management.
  5. Maintain computer-based tracking system and compile reports and records.
  6. Develop comprehensive collaborative plan of care in collaboration with physicians, RNs and other health care team members and update bi-annually.
  7. Coordinate the continuity of patient care throughout all health care settings; promote effective communication among public health agencies, UNMH, patients and health care providers.
  8. Coordinate continuity of patient care upon patients' discharge from hospital including development of care plans and document appropriately.
  9. Assist in initial assessment of patients, perform patient triage and arrange necessary consents, to include the coordination of discharge or follow-up care.
  10. Request laboratory and radiology diagnostics; initiate blood work, blood cultures, transfusions and IVs; distribute specimens; follow-up on diagnostic results; provide direct patient care; record all patient care activities in chart and/or data base.
  11. Conduct nurse intakes for all new patients to the clinic.
  12. Visit patients in the hospital or other healthcare facilities to ensure linkage to and continuity of care.
  13. Participate in home visits as needed with other members of the healthcare team to assist in ensuring patients are retained in care.
  14. Conduct nurse visits to include patient assessment, wound care, medication administration, patient education and other duties within the scope and practice of a RN.
  15. Manage provider patient panels and proactively track patient’s needs to ensure they receive care to optimize health.
  16. Conduct telephone and in-person triage of patients with acute care needs and collaborate with providers.
  17. Assume relief charge duties, when designated.
  18. Administer IV fluid and injectable medications, assist with procedures, provide wound care and document all nursing care.
  19. Assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden, adverse developments in patients.
  20. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

About Truman Health Services:

Truman Health Services is a NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home which provides the highest level of care and latest treatment options for New Mexicans living with HIV, requiring gender services, or seeking PrEP. We offer a variety of treatment services utilizing a holistic approach towards supporting our patients’ medical, social and mental health needs. Truman Health Services is seeking an team-oriented, forward thinking, experienced RN Case Manager to support our patient's unique medical needs.

This position is open for a 1.0 FTE nurse. This position creates an extraordinary opportunity for a registered nurse to provide patient-centered team-based care to a diverse population of patients. The RN Case Manager should be an exceptional multitasker who can move between tasks, as necessary, to respond to urgent needs and excel at working in a team-based setting.  The chosen candidate must be focused, able to handle multiple activities at once, have excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional computer skills and be very detail oriented. This position is not the typical RN Case Manager position and requires clinical skill and patient interaction every day. If you are looking for a fulfilling, challenging position within an amazing, collaborative team of compassionate people, Truman Health Services is the place for you!

Benefits:

UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.

Apply to our RN Case Manager opportunity with UNM Medical Group, Inc. and a recruiter will contact you shortly!

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug and alcohol free employer.

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