This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Provides clinical, administrative and fiscal direction for the multi-site School-Based Health Clinics program. Formulates and implements client care policies and procedures, and participates in strategic and operational decision-making related to the program. Directs, coordinates, and oversees the administration of all clinical personnel and associated program support staff. Manages and coordinates the fiscal operations of the clinics, to include development and administration of operating budgets and expenditures, clinic supplies inventory management, third party reimbursement, and grant management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, implements, and evaluates all clinical care services provided by the School-Based Health program, as well as all associated administrative operations and activities.
Reviews, establishes, and maintains patient care protocol and standards, ensuring that all federal and State policies, regulations, and guidelines for patient care are met; establishes and coordinates quality improvement, safety, and infection control programs.
Participates in the design, establishment, and maintenance of the organizational structure and staffing of the unit; recruits, employs, trains, supervises, and evaluates unit staff.
Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
Manages and coordinates treatment services and programs, as well as educational and in-service activities for the unit.
Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.
Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
Manages all clinical support activities for the program, to include supplies inventory and third party reimbursement; manages and coordinates the grant funding cycle with the Department of Health and other funding agencies.
Represents the program at various community and/or school meetings; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies; serves as principal program liaison with client school administrators.
Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization.
Provides direct patient care services within specified area of licensure, as needed to accommodate day-to-day workload requirements.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
Associate's degree in Nursing; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
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.
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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Knowledge of clinical objectives, programs, methods, procedures, and standards within area of expertise.
Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Knowledge and understanding of all facets of professional patient care within area of expertise.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
Conditions of Employment
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.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
Light physical activity. Work may involve occasional assistance of others in the manipulation of heavy objects and some standing or walking, usually for not more than 2 hours a day.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.