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Harris, N.Y. – Catskill Regional Medical Center recently announced two new additions to its leadership at the Harris campus.

Carmen Kunze-Rubert has been promoted to Manager of Revenue Cycle Operations. Ms. Kunze-Rubert will oversee both Patient Financial Services and Patient Access Management in her new role. She joined Catskill Regional in 2002 as a registrar, where she served the emergency department, outpatient registration and radiology departments. In her newly appointed role, Ms. Kunze-Rubert will work with operational leaders to oversee data and information entry, and align both the patient and provider experience in multiple hospital departments. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Walden University, is certified in EPIC Resolute Hospital Billing (HB) and is credentialed as an HB analyst.

Werner Escobar has been promoted to Director of Nursing for the Skilled Nursing Unit. Mr. Escobar joined Catskill Regional in 2014 as Unit Manager of the Skilled Nursing Unit, where his responsibilities included patient care, staff orientation and department education. Within his new position, Mr. Escobar will be responsible for expanded functions such as evaluating care, developing and implementing policies, maintaining procedures and ensuring all codes, regulations and safety requirements are fulfilled.

Mr. Escobar is a graduate of Great Lakes Illinois: Hospital Corpsman School; Camp Lejeune, NC, where he received a field medicine certificate and the Naval School of Health Science, where he studied to become a Medical Laboratory Technician.  In 2003, he became a Licensed Practical Nurse and became a Registered Nurse in 2007.

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