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Regional Education Coordinator (TBI) in Ft Carson at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

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    Ft Carson
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Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is hiring a full-time Regional Education Coordinator with traumatic brain injury experience to join the Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) team. DVBIC is the traumatic brain injury (TBI) operational component of the Defense Health Agency (DHA). 

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Primary Responsibilities: 

In coordination with designated government leads (normally the government site director and the government lead at DVBIC Headquarters), this person will be responsible for a variety of duties to provide education to providers, Service Members, veterans and their families on the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury. S/he 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 providers, clinicians, 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.

  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • 5 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs.
  • Minimum 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.
  • Knowledge of health care and care for the traumatic brain injured patient required.
  • Experience with developing and teaching on healthcare topics required.
  • Excellent communications skills to include: public speaking, facilitation, interpersonal, networking and building collaborations required.
  • Must be able to work independently; as well as function as part of a team.
  • Computer proficiency – software and hardware as related to educational program development for both presentations and database management required.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, creativity and must be flexible a must.
  • Adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to carry light items – up to 25 lbs. May encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.