New Mexico Medical Board Job Announcement

The New Mexico Medical Board (Board) is the state agency responsible for the regulation over 10,000 licensees including medical doctors (physicians), physician assistants, anesthesiologist assistants, genetic counselors, polysomnographic technologists, naturopaths and naprapaths. The New Mexico Medical Board is accepting applications to fill the position of Prosecutor. This is an exempt, full-time position based in Santa Fe, NM. This position is responsible for prosecuting physicians and other licensees primarily for violation of the Medical Practices Act specific to unprofessional or dishonorable conduct and/ or the Impaired Healthcare Provider Act. The Prosecutor will review most complaints with Board Investigators, will issue recommendations for settlement and will handle adjudications as well as some appeals. Most hearings are held in Santa Fe although they can be held anywhere in the State. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of regulatory processes, to include the licensing, disciplining and ensuring compliance of medical professional rules and regulations; and must have a strong knowledge of the state and federal laws/regulations applicable to the medical profession. In addition, the successful candidate must have the ability to provide strong and ethical prosecutorial representation for the Board; possess strong communication, interpersonal and legal skills; exercise sound judgment; and appropriately advise the Board’s staff on matters related to the disciplinary processes as it related to the regulation of the medical profession in New Mexico.

QUALIFICATIONS: Educational requirements: NM Juris Doctorate. Experience Requirements: 5 or more years of litigation experience. Special emphasis on knowledge of the medical regulation, medical standard of care cases, and/or other professional licensure subject to the ULA is preferred but not mandatory.

APPLICATION PROCESS: In order to be considered for this position, qualified candidates should send a resume, CV and cover letter to: Amanda Quintana, Interim Executive Director New Mexico Medical Board 2055 S. Pacheco Street, Building 400 | Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 476-7220 | Email: [email protected]

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