RN Nurse Director Inpatient Case Management UM

This reputable hospital in Central New Mexico is actively interviewing for an RN Nurse Director to lead the Inpatient Case Management and Utilization Management (UM) department. Join this excellent Senior Management team, and lead a dedicated team toward the highest standard of patient outcomes and hospital operations.

The new Inpatient Case Management Nurse Director at this trusted community hospital will discover an environment of collaboration, communication, and compassionate care. You’ll guide the operations of a fast-paced case management department with an experienced hand, overseeing both the clinical and administrative aspects of this role.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), you’ll have a strong grasp of the financial and budgetary aspects of actively managing a department, in addition to a familiarity with the financial environment of hospitals and healthcare in general. The trends, laws, and regulations that create our modern healthcare system will be second nature for the RN Inpatient Case Management Director. Although not a clinical position per se, the Nurse Director of Case Management will need a background and strong experience with the clinical issues that arise during patient care. You’ll analyze how the hospital utilizes its resources, and you’ll have opportunities to affect tangible change in the ways throughput is addressed.

A key element of this crucial role is your ability to communicate effectively across departmental and organization boundaries. Beyond regular reporting on quality, utilization, and care transition metrics to the hospital’s executive team, the Inpatient RN Case Management Director also be asked to provide information and assistance to NGOs and the community. Using internal and external tools, various communication channels, and a strong sense of responsibility, you’ll be able to positively impact care delivery to this community. 

Rooted in hundreds of years of rich history, culture, and heritage, the American Southwest is one of the most iconic regions of the US. At the heart of this region is New Mexico. Whether the Case Management Director prefers the city life or the great outdoors, you’ll find something to love every day in New Mexico. From the famous local cuisine (green chilies everywhere - yum!), to an amazing network of living history and frontier museums, to a fantastic live music scene, you’ll never run out of things to do. If you’d prefer a little more open sky, you’ll find that here too. Over 300 days a year of sunshine, golf course, and majestic hikes – all scented with the sage and pinon that dots the desert landscape – will keep you as busy as you’d like.

The RN Director of Care Management will have a large support network within the hospital, from executive leadership to front-line nursing staff. You’ll have a large responsibility of the quality and efficiency of the medical center’s operations and mission, but that’s exactly how you like it. You’ll also be supported by a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.