Regional Education Coordinator - Traumatic Brain Injury
- Full Time
The Regional Education Coordinator is in coordination with designated government leads (normally the government site director and the government lead at DVBIC Headquarters), This 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. This person will coordinate/facilitate and/or provide TBI education for providers, clinicians and all members of the healthcare 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 healthcare 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.
- 2 years’ experience teaching on healthcare or related topics. Experience in the care of patients with TBI – in-patient, out-patient, or rehabilitation settings. Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred.
- Experience with the development of curriculum development for the healthcare field; specifically for curriculum used to educate patients, providers, leaders, and the general public on health related issues.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.