Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Posted on: May 14, 2020
Type of Requisition: Regular Clearance Level Must Currently
Possess: None Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Suitability:
No Suitability Required Public Trust/Other Required: NACLC (T3) Job
Family: Research Job Description: GDIT's Military Health Solutions
is hiring a Neuropsychometrist/ Research Associate to support the
Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center located at Walter Reed
National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD. As a
leader in traumatic brain injury research, the Defense and Veterans
Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, veterans
and their beneficiaries with coordinated care throughout 23 Army,
Navy and Veterans Affairs medical treatment centers. General
Dynamics Health Solutions’ researchers and healthcare professionals
treat and track more than 8,500 TBI patients a year to measure the
impact of care on long term health and occupational outcomes.
Conducting 72 different clinical research studies – to include a
15-year congressional directed study – our experts educate
political leaders, caregivers, clinicians, and the general public
to provide and improve evidence-based, best practice TBI care for
service members, veterans and their families. Learn More about
DVBIC The Neuropsychometrist/ Research Associate will support the
several multi-site research projects as part of the Congressionally
Mandated 15-Year study to examine outcome from traumatic brain
injury in a military population and the effect on family members.
S/he will administers and scores an objective comprehensive
psychological and neuropsychological test battery incorporating
pertinent behavioral observations. S/he will conduct comprehensive
unstructured and structured diagnostic clinical interviews, and
case conference interview data with senior neuropsychology staff.
Scores and codes neuropsychological test data and codes interview
data. Primary Responsibilities Include: Conducts comprehensive
neuropsychological testing and administers self-report
questionnaires, including scoring, coding, and quality checks.
Documents behavioral observations and testing notes for
consideration in scoring/coding data. Conducts comprehensive
diagnostic unstructured and structured clinical interviews and
participates in case conferencing of interview data and data coding
with senior neuropsychology staff. Conducts medical record reviews
for data collection, case conferencing, and eligibility
requirements. Collects and analyzes data to evaluate eligibility
for enrollment. Offers suggestions for appropriate services for
participants as needed. Responds to emergent patient situations.
Collects and processes all study related data, assists with data
export, data coding, and performs quality control procedures.
Completes and maintains paperwork and electronic systems related to
participant processing. Maintains research project records in
compliance with study and IRB requirements. Maintains clear and
accurate records, inventories and logbooks. Requirements: Master’s
degree (or equivalent experience) in psychology or related field
required. 0-2 years of related experience in scientific research
and analysis required. - Clinical experience in neuropsychological
test administration and unstructured clinical interviewing
required. Prior experience conducting literature reviews, clinical
interviews and neuropsychological testing. Must have Human Subjects
training completed. Proficiencies with computer software, including
Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of basic
counseling skills is preferred for eliciting cooperation from
difficult subjects and ability to adapt to change in evaluating
subjects of different disability during complex testing modalities.
U.S. Citizenship is required and candidates must be able to obtain
a favorable NACLC/ T3 security investigation prior to starting
position. Preferred Skills & Experience : Prior experience within
the DoD/VA systems of care strongly preferred. Prior experience
within the military systems of care strongly preferred. Attributes
of Success: Excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to
communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels.
Excellent communication skills to impart complex test and interview
results to other professionals. Meticulous attention to detail for
accurate instrument completion, scoring, and data entry.
#MilitaryHealthGDITJobs Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Travel Required:
T elecommuting Options: Work Location: USA MD Bethesda Additional
Work Locations: 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
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