The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through
the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all
affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain
health. The Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in
Alzheimer care, support and research.
Care Consultant using the Benjamin Rose Institute Care Consultation model (BRI)
assists persons affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in
accordance with the grant requirements: BRI training will be provided.
regular telephone calls (or emails, for those who prefer computer
communication), the Care Consultant offers personalized coaching, connects
people to available services and resources in the community, helps organize assistance
from family members and friends and
offers support for both the person with the illness and the caregiver.
position fulfills requirements of a contract with the University of Texas
Medical Branch including accurate and timely documentation, facilitation of BRI
care consultation services and trainings and tracking referrals. The position
is limited to 3 years.
- Provide quality clinical support
to families and friends affected by dementia with solid knowledge of
dementia, dementia-related resources, constituent needs and best
- Excellent ability to communicate
in person, print, and electronically to diverse and various audiences
- Ability to analyze information
and make timely, appropriate decisions
- Demonstrated proficiency in use
of technology essential to job function.
- Ability to work under pressure
and manage multiple projects at once.
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and
- Delivery of high
quality short-term consultations via phone or email to assist Alzheimer's
families in understanding dementia, planning for future care needs,
ability to cope; link clients to appropriate chapter and community
approximately 100-125 client dyads over a three year period
client tracking system from referral to closure. Provide accurate and
timely documentation of interactions and interventions.
- Conform to all
legal and other requirements with respect to patient records and
documentation, and meet Association standards for quality services.
- Collect and
enter relevant and appropriate data for grant reporting, measuring
progress toward strategic goals
- Master’s Degree in
social work, counseling, or related field, or RN degree.
- At least two years’
experience in counseling or coaching.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent oral
and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of the
health care system.
- Active listening
attitude and appearance.
proficiency in Microsoft Office and agency data collection systems.
of BRI Care Consultation training (within 1 month of employment)
- Office located at chapter’s main office
- Position operates in a flexible work
environment which requires some travel by car
- Works a part time schedule.
Physical and Mental
- Good vision and
- Ability to type
on a keyboard
- Ability to work
under pressure Must be able to lift or move 25 pounds
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 3296