Clinical Research Director

General Dynamics Information Technology
Fort Belvoir, VA
Oct 19, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
GDITs Military Health Solutions is HIRING a Clinical Research Director with a specific focus on traumatic brain injury research within our military population. The mission will be in support of the Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) located at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Intrepid Spirit Center/TBI Clinic- Ft. Belvoir, Virginia! As the traumatic brain injury (TBI) Pathway of Care manager within the Military Health System (MHS), the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center 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\' target=\'_blank\' rel=\'noopener\'>HERE The Clinical Research Director will directs and provides oversight of research related activities at the DVBIC site. May oversee clinical and/or education related activities. May serve as Principal Investigator. Primary Responsibilities inlcude (but are not limited to): Establishes and maintains appropriate staff to ensure that patient care and clinical research projects are delivered on time, on budget, and to the agreed quality standard. Conducts evaluations and provides therapeutic interventions to individuals as needed to facilitate TBI clinical care management and optimize care. Develops, implements, and maintains partnership with Patients, other health care providers, researchers, and community resources as applicable. Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and program requirements. Abides by all applicable regulations with regard to Utilization Review and Quality Improvement directives including, but not limited to, in-service training, peer review, performance improvement, records maintenance, performance evaluations, and release of information. Assists other contract service providers, military commanders and community agencies in the development and implementation of health programs at the installation and or clinic level. Participates, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety and patient data regulations at all times. Attends and presents at conferences, meetings, trainings for professional development and presentation of research findings or patient care reports, as appropriateSupervises contract staff training, promotes development with immediate and direct feedback, and completes performance evaluations for contract clinical, research, and education staff working under this contract. Collaborates with physicians in other medical specialties on cases involving complicated and multi-faceted problems. Provides educational presentations on TBI regularly to the appropriate audiences. Oversees the design and execution of clinical research initiatives, and their compliance with all regulatory bodies. Supports TBI research through development and implementation of research studies in collaboration with research professionals locally and nationally. Ensures effective communication and knowledge sharing with DVBIC research colleagues and scientific team. Contributes to the preparation of research manuscripts for publication in the area of TBI, and present papers at scientific meetings, as possible. Serves as a liaison between DVBIC nationally, locally, and the Command. Collaborates with Program Manager and monitors contract program activities (eg staff training and performance; recruitment and hiring; and planning). Professional degree in related health or medical field required.Experience within clinically appropriate systems of care may be accepted in lieu of educational minimums. 10+ years of related experience.3+ year of training or experience working with patients with traumatic brain injury required. 3+ years of experience in research as demonstrated by publications, presentations required. Strong background working with neurological patients, especially those with traumatic brain injury required.US citizenship required with the ability to pass a 10 year T3 security investigation. Preferred Experience: Experience within the DoD/VA systems of care and providing clinical services to individuals, couples or groups strongly preferred.2+ years of management experience preferred. PandoLogic. Keywords: Clinical Research Director, Location: Fort Belvoir, VA - 22060

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