Internal Close Date: 04/23/2021
Requisition Number: 15493281
Position Code: 392
Department: UPC PSI Programs
FTE Status: 1
Position Type: BUDGETED
Shift: Days
Salary Range: Market competitive, based on experience

Internal applicants - please refer to the job description on the Compensation Department intranet site for wage rate information.

Position Summary:

Generous Sign-on Bonus for external new hire.

Organize, administer, and oversee the operation of a clinical therapy, social work, and/or interdisciplinary evaluation program or set of programs designed for a specified patient population. Oversee and coordinate the work of a group of clinical professionals and support staff, and provide a range of direct patient evaluation and counseling and/or social work services as appropriate to program objectives. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groups.
  • LEADERSHIP - Oversee, coordinate, and provide professional leadership in the provision of clinical therapeutic services provided by the program in accordance with program objectives and clinical guidelines, procedures, and standards

  • TREATMENT - Develop, implement, and/or modify treatment protocols and clinical procedures in accordance with clinical objectives and standards

  • PATIENT CARE - Provide direct patient consultation and care; develop, evaluate and modify rehabilitative therapy programs as required

  • OPERATIONS - Oversee all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with University, State, and federal laws, policies, and regulations

  • RECORDS - Develop and implement systems to maintain records on employees, equipment inventories, and compliance activities

  • RESEARCH - Perform and/or oversee academic/clinical research and associated activities as appropriate, ensuring data integrity and compliance with protocol and standards

  • GRANTS - Prepare grant proposals and manage contracts and grants for various projects

  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS - Represent the organization at various community and or/or business meetings; promote existing and new programs and/or policies

  • CLINICAL EVALUATION - Conduct clinical evaluation activities as appropriate to the specific objectives of the program

  • COLLABORATION - Work collaboratively with University, State, and/or local agencies and constituencies to enhance existing services and build capacity through shared knowledge and training

  • DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • BUDGET - Develop and administer the department's annual budget; monitor and approve expenditures

  • Education Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in related discipline

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 5 years directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • One of the following:

  • Addendum - CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in State of New Mexico

  • Addendum - Must obtain UNM Vehicle Operator's Permit w/i 60 days of position

  • Addendum - Valid New Mexico Driver's License

  • Marriage and Family Therapist License State of New Mexico

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of New Mexico

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • May be credentialed by UNMH Credentialing Committee

  • Addendum - Subject to random alcohol and substance testing

  • No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment