LOCATED IN GERING, NE; PART-TIME The Parent Resource Advocate must have knowledge of lifespan disability services and supports across the lifespan and region. The ideal candidate must have skills and background that would allow for effective participation in multiple discipline and multidisciplinary medical clinics. They must have personal experience in navigating service delivery systems which include medical services, school services, school transition services (up to age 21), and health and welfare services. Preference will be given to a parent or family member of children or youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and/or disabilities who can offer peer-to-peer mentoring to support families who are receiving services at MMI.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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