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New Traumatic Brain Injury Policy Position to Open in New York State

As a result of the recent grant received by the State of New York for the improvement of services to victims of traumatic brain injury, a new position has been created fwith the New York State Department of Health for the administration of this grant.

Here is the announcement from the the Centers for Health Reseach:  Please remember that the filing deadline is May 8th

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Coordinator, P25 (T050P)
Apr. 24, 2009 - May. 08, 2009

Location: Albany, NY

Salary Range: $70,932/yr - $86,700/yr, commensurate with experience

Type: Full Time

Department: Office of Long Term Care

Description: Application and resume must be received by: May 8, 2009. To apply, please visit the health research web site

Duties: The TBI Coordinator will be the lead in creating a coordination function for TBI activities within New York. The incumbent will: Develop, enhance and expand working collaborations among the State’s many TBI-related programs and advocacy and provider stakeholders; Coordinate all HRSA grant-supported and administrative activities, including completion of a statewide needs assessment and production of a NYS TBI Action Plan; Manage and oversee all contractual activities for public education and outreach efforts; Assist in improving access to care, including increasing public awareness, improving quality assurance and developing training materials; Serve as staff to the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordination Council (TBISCC) and effectively engage the TBISCC as an advisory body to the grant; Work with the Bureau of Injury Control to update and publish incidence and prevalence TBI data.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and fours years of experience in the area of services to individuals with disabilities, health care, or other support services. Excellent verbal and organizational skills. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate field and extensive experience in traumatic brain injury policy and programs.
Conditions of Employment: Grant funded position. AA/EOE/M/W/D/V NO PHONE CALLS, ELECTRONIC INQUIRIES, OR FAXES ACCEPTED



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