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Neuroscience Clinician

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA MD Silver Spring

Full Part/Time: Full time

Job Req: RQ86624

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Job Description:

GDIT's Military Health team is hiring a Neuroscience Clinician to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBI CoE) located at TBI CoE Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.

TBICoE promotes state-of-the-science traumatic brain injury care from point-of-injury to reintegration for service members, veterans and their families. Our goal is to help the Defense Health Agency provide optimal patient outcomes, leading to a medically ready and a ready medical force.

Learn More about TBI CoE HERE

The Neuroscience Clinician will,in collaboration with the DoD and VA health care system, 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. Incumbent provides clinical input and educational opportunities for DVBIC, the Services and the VA on issues related to TBI and are aimed at improving standards of care and education for TBI.


  • Review existing and ongoing studies regarding TBI care in civilian and military populations to ensure translation into clinical recommendations and practice.
  • 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.
  • Attend and participate in scholarly, academic and scientific presentations, meetings and/or provides work for publication in scientific related journals or other format.
  • Provide clinical input to DVBIC, 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.
  • Provides educational opportunities for the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of military and veterans with TBI.
  • If stipulated by the government that the Neuroscience Clinician should have expertise in medical informatics and requires a background in health informatics and/or data analytics, the following skills will complement or substitute for the aforementioned.

What You'll Need (required):

  • Master's degree in health science, public health, nursing, etc. required with an advanced health care related degree (Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/PT/OT/SLP).
  • Must maintain continuing education credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license.
  • 4 + years of TBI-related clinical/ research experience.
  • Ability to develop and utilize power point for presentations.
  • Ability to search, review and understand the medical literature.
  • Ability to work with DoD, the Services, and the VA to develop, evaluate, and improve TBI programs throughout the DoD and VA.
  • Ability to develop quality standards and metrics for mild/moderate/severe TBI clinical care and program excellence.
  • Ability to monitor medical literature and the practice of TBI care to highlight best practices, identify innovative tools, and educational tools and methods. Identify opportunities for collaborative programs and activities with other centers of excellence.
  • US citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a T3 security investigation.

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):

  • Additional training in neurology, neurosurgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation desirable.
  • Experience in military and/or VA health settings preferred.
  • Familiarity with military medical systems desirable.

Skills & Attributes for Success:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; leadership ability, public speaking, organizational skills, creativity, adaptability, and ability to write and process reports quickly required.



Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:

Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Silver Spring

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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. nnGDIT 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, Silver Spring , Neuroscience Clinician, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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