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Resource Specialist

Brain Injury Association of NH

The Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire (BIANH) is the only state-wide organization in New Hampshire dedicated to brain injury and stroke support, prevention, education, and advocacy for survivors and caregivers.

Each year we help over 1000 people in New Hampshire who have sustained one of the following acquired brain injuries:

 

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (e.g., physical trauma due to accidents, falls, assaults, etc.)
  • Stroke
  • Brain Tumors
  • Aneurysm and arteriovenous malformation
  • Concussion - mild traumatic brain injury
  • Surgery
  • Poisoning (includes alcohol, chemotheraphy, heavy metal exposure, neurotoxins
  • Ischemia
  • Pediatric brain injuries (i.g., Shaken Baby Syndrome & lead paint poisoning)
  • Anoxic injury to the brain
  • Meningitis, encephalitis, and infections of brain

 

 

We are a chartered state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA; BIAUSA.org)

History
The Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire was founded in 1983 by parents of brain injury children and teens, who came together to help one another and work to assure that needed services and support were available to New Hampshire citizens with brain injury and their family members.  Today we remain a grassroots organization led by a dedicated teams of parents, caregivers, and professionals. 


Reports to:

  • Overall Supervisor: Brain Injury Assoc. of NH Director of Programs and Services

Details:

  • Full time, 40 hours with benefits (sick time, vacation, medical, dental, 403b, holidays)
  • Monday-Friday 8am-4pm (flexible schedule)
  • Minimal travel
  • Pay range: $16.00-$18.00 per hour
Requirements:
  • Understanding of disability issues
  • Ability to build rapport with survivors, their families, and community members/ organizations
  • Enjoys engaging with and helping survivors with questions about resources
  • Desire to provide the best experience for survivors and their loved ones
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
Responsibilities:
  • Provide information and resources to individuals, family members and professionals
  • Prepare and mail information materials to assist brain injury survivors and their families
  • Responsible for family outreach calls
  • Back-up for incoming phone calls
  • Support Independent Service Coordinators regarding resources
  • Provide information/resources/materials to Support Group Facilitators as requested
  • Meet with individuals and families in their homes to develop a plan of care (billable)
  • Gathers pertinent information and records pertaining to the individual
  • Consult with the individual/family to identify concerns and needed/requested services
  • Consult with individual/family to ensure that services being received are appropriate, timely and meeting identified goals and objectives
  • Guide individuals/family in resolving difficulties with agencies, access to services and/or service delivery
  • Supports self-advocacy efforts
  • Maintains information and records in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality and standards of ethical practice
How to Apply:

Please remit cover letter and resume to employment@bianh.org

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: January 26, 2021

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