TBI Clinical Educator - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-07
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Silver Spring
Maryland
United States

GDIT is hiring a Clinical Educator with a specialized focus on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in support of the Defesne & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC).  The Clinical Educator will serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for pre-deployment/deployment education training surrounding TBI.
 
As the traumatic brain injury (TBI) Pathway of Care manager within the Military Health System (MHS), the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) promotes state-of-the-science care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans, and their families to prevent and mitigate consequences of mild to severe TBI. 
Learn More About DVBIC HERE
 
Primary Responsibilities:
• Serves as SME for pre-deployment/deployment education training.
• Assist in the development of plans, designs, manages, and carries out actions to accomplish assigned program areas.
• Provides input during strategic planning for TBI and PH clinical, research, resilience and training programs.
• Interfaces with DoD/VA/DVBIC/DCoE leaders, TMA and OASDHA requests and provides input in response to taskers related to TBI.
• Conducts briefings within and outside of DVBIC/DoD/VA/DCoE on matters related to TBI as requested/directed.
• Serves as a technical advisor for deployment related education program development, administration and evaluation.
• Provides input in the formulation and establishment of policy and objectives.
• Provides expert advice on program requirements and procedures to all Services requiring such programs.
• Assists in the establishment of criteria by which resilience programs are evaluated and assessed.
• Assists in the planning of program reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of specific resilience programs to ensure they meet the criteria and are in compliance with regulations and laws.
 

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.
  • 5 years' experience post Masters working in TBI programs required. 
  • Knowledge of TBI and education programs required.
  • Critical thinking and analytic skills to translate research findings into policy required.
  • Expertise with researching and tracking legislation required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written material for a wide range of audiences required.
  • Team-building, leadership, and diplomatic communication required.
  • Ability to analysis of mental health and social service programs and policies as they relate to federal health programs.
  • Mastery of advanced specialized nursing theories, principles, concepts, and practices to serve as a technical authority by providing expert advice and direction in program development, management, and evaluation required.
  • Demonstrates research abilities specific to DoD TBI health care services and programs.
  • S/he must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
  • Experience in managing DoD, national, state or regional-wide TBI clinical programs within the DoD/VA/Federal Health System strongly preferred.
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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Education:

  • Masters Degree in a scientific discipline.
  • Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant preferred.
  • Master's degree in a nursing specialty or allied health science is preferred.