The following positions are open for application. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
NeuroResource Facilitator for counties in Western Pennsylvania
The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the PA Department of Health, is working to connect individuals with brain injuries to care across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This five year project aims to connect individuals with treatment, resources, and benefits, as well as to build natural supports in the community. BIAPA is currently hiring NeuroResource Facilitators (NRFs) to take on this important work.
NRFs will provide short term care management with individuals referred to the project to identify goals, link them with applicable local resources and ensure access to identified resources. NRFs will make at least one home visit with each client, though most services will be provided via telehealth platform or by phone. NRFs will document their work electronically and collect relevant data to track clients’ progress.
NRFs will be part-time independent contractors for this multi-year, grant-funded project. Each NRF will be responsible for one of 5 regions of the Commonwealth. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license, and 5 years of professional experience working with individuals with brain injury as a case manager, rehabilitation health professional or related healthcare field. Applicants must be Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS). Specific job-related training will be provided.
Click here for more information about the Pennsylvania NeuroResource Facilitation Program (NRFP)
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Monica Vaccaro at email@example.com.
Clinical Research Data Collector
The Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine is conducting research to evaluated the effectiveness of a NeuroResource Facilitation intervention for incarcerated individuals being released to the community. BIAPA is hiring part-time data collectors for the-Entry Assistance from Corrections to Home (REACH) project. Data Collectors will conduct follow-up outcomes data collection with research participants at predetermined intervals according to a research protocol. The Data Collector will contact participants by phone, conduct interviews to collect information needed, record data into the study’s database, and communicate with study team members as needed.
This work requires knowledge of rehabilitation principles and those of interdisciplinary team coordination, and knowledge of brain injury or cognitive impairment is preferred. Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills are essential for this work.
Experience working with adults in a health or human services environment is preferred, as is research experience. Experience working with individuals with brain injuries or others with cognitive impairment is preferred. Research experience is preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to MJ Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org.