TBI Subject Matter Expert- Occupational Therapist
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Posted on: November 16, 2022
**Type of Requisition:** Casual
**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None
**Public Trust/Other Required:** NACLC (T3)
**Job Family:** Research
**Commitment-** up to 32 hours, maximum, per month.
GDIT's Military Health Solutions Team is hiring a part-time,
on-call, Traumatic Brain Injury Subject Matter Expert (SME) with a
background in Occupational Therapy to support the Traumatic Brain
Injury Center of Excellence (TBI CoE). In this role, you will
support TBI CoE with reviewing documents, responding to questions
related to the state of the science and new research findings as it
relates to translation, as well as supporting clinical
recommendation revisions as needed.
_TBI CoE unifies a system of TBI health care,_ **_reliably_**
_advancing the science for the warfighter and_ **_ready_** _to meet
future brain health challenges._
SME will, in collaboration with the TBICOE HQ leadership, keep TBI
CoE abreast of changes and updates in the emerging TBI research and
literature. Additionally, support and participate in the
development, writing, creation and/or improvement in TBI related
documents, recommendations, tools and/or resources. These products
will be utilized by providers, service members and/or family
members as they relate in the care, treatment, and effects of a TBI
along the continuum of care and recovery
**What You'll Be Doing:**
+ Review existing and ongoing studies regarding TBI care in
civilian and military populations to ensure appropriate translation
into the DoD and VA clinical practice and research gaps.
+ Ensure new products or tools do not conflict with existing
protocols or guidance.
+ Assist in the development, writing, creation and/ improvements in
TBI related documents, recommendations, tools and/or resources.
+ Collaborate with senior leadership, internal and external
stakeholders, and other SMEs to ensure sufficient evidence and
evaluation for a clinical recommendation, support tools,
educational tools, or other requested products will meet customers
need or intended population.
+ Participate in periodic in scholarly, academic, and scientific
presentations, meetings and/or provides work for publication in
scientific related journals or other format.
+ Provide clinical input to TBI CoE, the Services and the VA on
improving standards of care, medical systems, TBI clinic
development and TBI education across a wide network of
organizations, clinical professionals, and key leadership.
+ Must adhere to legal, professional, and ethical codes with
respect to confidentiality and privacy.
**What You'll Need (required):**
+ 5+ years of Neuro OT in a TBI clinic.
+ Ability to search, review and understand the medical literature
+ Ability to take literature searches and provide succinct research
review reports on a quarterly basis, with a highlight on advances
in research that change TBI care or so to be advances that
Government staff should be aware of.
+ Ability to work with TBICOE leadership to support the DoD, the
Services and the VA to continuously evaluate the emerging research
on TBI and provide recommendations on how to best incorporate new
knowledge to the general clinician in the DoD and VA.
+ Ability to monitor medical literature and the practice of TBI
care to highlight best practices, identify innovative tools and
educational tools and methods.
+ Ability to develop and utilize power point for presentations.
+ Must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect
to confidentiality and privacy.
+ Ability to favorably pass a T3 security investigation.
**What Would Be Even Better (preferred):**
+ Background with research.
+ Familiarity with military medical systems.
**Skills & Attributes for Success:**
+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, leadership
ability, public speaking, organizational skills, creativity,
adaptability and ability to write and process reports quickly.
COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate
applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of
its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however,
GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend
on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex
government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.
We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance
critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest
in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today
is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground,
beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering
the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services
needed to get the job done.
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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