Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) / Subject Matter Expert - Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Apr 24, 2017
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
He/She Serves as the Subject Matter Expert for mild, moderate, severe and penetrating TBI in support of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (Clinical Affairs Division) Network and Headquarters. Expected to perform with minimal direction and oversight in responding to issues in his/her areas of expertise and responsibility as part of a high-tempo office environment.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Provides assistance and expertise to DVBIC senior leadership in issues of TBI research, clinical care, and standards of care for patients along the full continuum of TBI severity.
  • Collaborates with and receives direction from DVBIC leadership, DCoE, DoD health care policy offices, and other subject matter experts to assist in enhancing metrics for evaluation of TBI services and programs.
  • May provide input for development of training platforms/tools. When appropriate, provides direct training.
  • Provides SME to DVBIC/DoD programs such as the Neurocongitive Assessment Program, as applicable.
  • Provide consultation to leadership in DVBIC, DCoE, DoD and clinical programs regarding the evidence on TBI evaluation, treatment, and management, identification of gaps in evidence, the current and future needs in the military, and future research requirements.
  • Supports DVBIC researchers in their design of clinical research projects.
  • Advise and support the design and conduct of programs aimed at assessing and evaluating outcome measures for the treatment of TBI
  • Attends and participates in scholarly, academic, and scientific meetings related to TBI
  • Supervises other General Dynamics employees of this contract working in the Clinical Affairs Division. 
Education Education/Equivalent Training Required:

 

MD or PhD required, with specialty training in Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Psychiatry, Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology, or related field strongly preferred

Qualifications
  • Must be a U.S. citizen. / Must be able to obtain a National Security Clearance.
  • 5-8 years of related experience. Clinical experience with TBI and within DoD or VA highly desirable.
  • Must have successfully completed a residency program and Board Certification Required.  The Contract employee must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, or any US territory that allows for the independent practice clinical services.  This license must be current and unrestricted. (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction.
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