The Regional Resource Development Specialist/Traumatic Brain Injury (RRDS/TBI) reports to the Lead Regional Resource Development Specialist.
The RRDS/TBI must be an experienced professional with demonstrated skills and a dedicated commitment to working to support seniors and individuals with disabilities who wish to live in community-based settings.
To qualify for the RRRDS/TBI position, an individual must possess one of the following:
- a baccalaureate degree or higher in health or human services or a related field and two years of combined satisfactory professional experience in working with individuals with disabilities and/or TBI
- be a Registered Professional Nurse and have one years of combined satisfactory professional experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or TBI, including in a managerial capacity
- possess an Associate’s degree and five years of combined satisfactory experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or TBI, including in a managerial capacity
- Two years of satisfactory experience as a Assistant Regional Resource Development Specialist.
To be qualified for the position of RRDS/TBI, the individual must be an experienced professional with demonstrated skills and a dedicated commitment to working to support individuals with disabilities and/or TBI who wish to live in community based settings. The individual must also possess the following
- Knowledge of the operation of 1915 (c) waivers and community-based services
- Working knowledge of services and supports available through Medicaid, Medicare and/or other third party payers
- Working knowledge of community-based resources for individuals with disabilities and/or TBI
- Experience collaborating with other formal/informal supports to achieve a common goal;
- Organizational, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize work;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Computer proficiency; Microsoft Word, Excel, WinZip
- Clean driver license, reliable transportation
The RRDS/TBI is responsible for:
- Assisting the RRDC Manager and Lead RRDS with managing and delivering the program objectives of conversion, repatriation, diversion, waiver administration and resource development;
- Implementing the HCBS/TBI waiver, interfacing with the TBI Housing Support Program and improving access to TBI program supports;
- Working with RRDC Manager and Lead RRDS to build TBI community consortiums and developing TBI provider competence;
- Meeting with potential waiver participants, determining waiver eligibility and offering individuals the choice of participation in the HCBS/TBI waiver and a choice of waiver Service Coordinators;
- Reviewing, monitoring, and approving HCBS/TBI waiver participant Service Plans that are developed by the waiver participant and the Service Coordinator, and reviewing revised plans every six months to monitor for quality and cost effectiveness;
- Interviewing potential waiver providers and making recommendations to DOH on whether to enroll them as providers based on factors such as regional need or the provider’s ability to deliver quality, cost-effective services to the TBI population;
- Providing training and technical assistance to waiver service providers on the needs of the individuals with TBI and how to develop waiver Service Plans;
- Other duties as assigned by the Lead RRDS.
Please include salary history and requirements in cover letter, forward with resume to: ARISE, HR Dept., 635 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13203; fax to (315) 422-0294; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. ARISE is a drug-free workplace. Great benefits package includes generous time off. Persons with disabilities, minority status, bilingual and/or sign language fluency are encouraged to apply. EOE
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