Regional Education Coordinator (TBI) - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-21
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Ft Belvoir
Virginia
United States

GDIT is hiring a Regional Education Coordinator in support of the Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) located at the Ft. Belvoir, VA Army Installation.

 

Learn More About DVBIC HERE 

 

In coordination with designated government leads (normally the government site director and the government lead at DVBIC Headquarters), the individual will be responsible for a variety of duties to provide education for Service Members, veterans and their families on the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury.  You will coordinate/facilitate and/or provide TBI  education for  providers, clinicians and all members of the health-care team who are involved in the care of Service Members and veterans with traumatic brain injury.  Will deliver education programs directly to families, spouses, ancillary staff, and the military and civilian community on traumatic brain injury.  Will coordinate projects for patient/family and community awareness initiatives.  Because this role provides both local site services and provides service on a regional basis the individual must coordinate issues that affect network regional support (which is support that is outside the authority of the local government site director) with the DVBIC HQ government lead.

 

Primary Responsibilities:                                                                                                      

  • Assist in the development of Traumatic Brain Injury educational initiatives aimed at teaching the health-care team.
  • Assures that providers are aware of and understand new clinical care standards of practice for traumatic brain injury.
  • Works collaboratively with the clinical staff in providing educational opportunities for the multi-disciplinary team involved in the care of military and veterans with TBI.
  • Delivers education programs and/or provides information on TBI to Service Members, veterans, families and civilians.
  • Assists in the development of education programs tailored to target audiences.
  • Provides consultation to military and veterans sites related to TBI educational issues.
  • Conducts outreach activities within region to expand opportunities to provide TBI education and information about DVBIC programs/services.
  • Serves as a resource for information and education on TBI at the site and for the region.

Non Primary Responsibilities:   

  • Other duties consistent with the above responsibilities.  

 

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs. 
  • Knowledge of health care and care for the traumatic brain injured patient required. 
  • Experience in the care of patients with TBI – in-patient, out-patient, or rehabilitation settings.
  • Experience with developing and teaching on health-care topics required.
  • Experience with the development of curriculum development for the health-care field; specifically for curriculum used to educate patients, providers, leaders, and the general public on health related  issues.
  • Excellent communications skills to include: public speaking, facilitation, interpersonal, networking and building collaborations required.
  • Computer proficiency – software and hardware as related to educational program development for both presentations and database management required. 
  • Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy. 
  • US citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a T3 security investigation. 
  • Ability to travel locally andregionally.
 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

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Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience. Masters degree preferred.