Clinical Research Assistant (Traumatic Brain Injury) in Bethesda, MD at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

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Job Description

General Dynamics Health Solutions is hiring a Research Assistant to support the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD.

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 HERE

The Research Assistant will support the Congressionally Mandated 15-Year study to examine outcome from traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a military population and the effect on family members.

What You’ll Be Doing:Recruit participants.Respond to inquiries from participants via email and telephone.Conduct medical record reviews for eligibility and at follow-up (e.g., TBI history, neurological history, bodily injury history, medical history, and mental health history).Case conference medical record reviews with the Scientific Director/s.Schedule screening interview, consent, and study evaluations.Screen and consent participants; proctor participant appointments.Offer suggestions for appropriate services when required.Conduct literature reviews.Assist with manuscript editing and submission.Assist with presentation formatting and editing.Maintain electronic tracking forms and records.Create and maintain participant files.Assist with data coding, data entry, and quality control procedures.Maintain research records in compliance with regulatory requirements.Perform other study-related administrative procedures as required.Work on other research protocols as required.

What You’ll Need (required):
Bachelor of Science/Arts in psychology, counseling, or related field.2+ years of human subject/ participant research experience.Experience with electronic literature search databases, Endnote, Excel, SPSS, Adobe, and PowerPoint.US Citizenship (no dual citizenship) with the ability to obtain/ maintain a T3/ NACLC security investigation prior to start date.

It Would Be Even Better If You Had (preferred):Prior experience working in a military environment (DoD/VA).

MilitaryHealthGDITJobs 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.

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.