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Medical Writer, Editor (TBI)

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Travel Required: Less than 10%Public Trust: NACLC (T3)Requisition Type: RegularGDIT's Military Health Team is hiring a Medical Writer, Editor to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBI CoE) at HQ in Silver Spring, MD.As the TBI Pathway of Care manager within the MHS, the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence 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.The Medical Writer, Editor will assist to develop, write and edit materials for the Defense Health Agency's (DHA)Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE). Work is conducted in conjunction with internal TBICoE staff and/ or external subject matter experts. Target audience includes Service members, Veterans, families, healthcare providers, line leadership, high level DoD and VA leaders, civilian organizations, and communities with an interest in TBI. Materials may be in print, electronic, and/ or video. The Medical Writer will coordinate projects throughout the TBICoE HQ divisions and the TBICoE network.Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Medical writer will participate in, to varying levels and per Supervisor guidance, all phases in the development of TBICoE publications from topic selection, interviewing, writing, editing, graphic design and print.
  • Serves as the point of contact for print, on-line and multimedia content.
  • Edits all TBICoE documents and presentations for clarity, consistency, and use of recommended style.
  • Tailors materials to target audiences.
  • Assists in the development of and maintains standard presentation materials used internally and externally for TBICoE.
  • Assists with the development of manuals/ guidelines and ensures consistent use among TBICoE products.
  • Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentially and privacy, particularly when using images and previously published work.
  • Meet regularly with stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts to insure curriculum
  • Identifies and modifies complex contextual errors, reorganizes content, and edits graphics, tables, and illustrations
  • Provides advice for the development for the process of crafting and refining ideas, cultivating sources, and developing highly complex and articulate articles
  • Collaborates closely with technical, communication, education/dissemination and research to deliver appropriate and highly complex content
  • Attends DHA and other communication meetings
  • Ensures documents meet 508 compliance standards
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a T3, public trustPosition Requirements (required):
    • Bachelor's degree in, education or communications (journalism, English) -Masters preferred.
    • 5 years' experience in developing health education materials in print and on-line. 5 years' experience in editing, proofreading and writing medical material. Prefer experience with traumatic brain injury.
    • Knowledge of the principles of adult education required.
    • Ability to tailor print communications to a variety of literacy levels required. Experience in writing, editing and publishing in a healthcare, education or communications environment required.
    • Ability to evaluate on-line education materials, and assist in the design products for on-line viewers required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
    • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment with multiple priorities required.Physical Capabilities:
      • Long periods of sitting, standing, carry light items. May encounter patients who are confused, agitated or abusive.Work Environment:
        • HQ TBICoE office setting. May involve travel from HQ to Network sites and meeting venues. Must be available to travel locally, regionally and nationally. Some telework permitted with manager's approval.What Would Be Even Better (preferred):
          • Knowledge of the military/veterans' health care delivery system; knowledge of TBI preferred.WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
            • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
            • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
            • 401K with company match
            • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
            • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities#gditpriority#gdittbicoejobs#MilitaryHealthGDITJobs#GDITFedHealthJobs#DCMetroFederalHealthOpportunities#DCMetroMilitaryHealthOpportunities

              About Our WorkWe 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.COVID-19 VaccinationGDIT 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 requirements.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.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Silver Spring , Medical Writer, Editor (TBI), Advertising , Silver Spring, Maryland

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