Dissemination/ Implementation Specialist (TBI)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Research
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ106034

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDITs Military Health team is hiring a Dissemination/ Implementation Specialist to support the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBI CoE_ located at HQ in Silver Spring, MD.

TBI Coe 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.

Position Summary:

Implementation science is the scientific study of the methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine healthcare in clinical, organizational, or policy contexts. The presence of gaps between knowledge and practice is well documented and the incumbent is expected to be well versed in the range of strategies available to overcome these gaps.

In this role you will work with TBICoE’s Clinical and Dissemination teams in order to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of products are throughout the MHS. They are responsible for coordinating with the clinical and educational SME’s to develop strategies to optimally disseminate and implement state of the science recommendations and other valid clinical practices for TBI care across the MHS.  The candidate will plan and participate in the identification, collection, analyses and presentation of key dissemination and implementation findings. They will also be responsible for developing and implementing strategic implementation plans for TBICoE products. They will present recommendations to the Government on how to improve the dissemination and implementation of clinical best practices.  Under the guidance of the government oversight, s/he will work with regulatory bodies, and support protocol development and management as required for dissemination and implementation efforts.

What Youll Be Doing:                                                                                       

  • Develop strategic implementation and dissemination plans, including metrics and goals for the effective translation of clinical and educational products into the MHS system. The strategic plan must include realistic, actionable and quantitative processes. The plan must be scalable to cover multiple markets in order to drive consistent implementation of products throughout the MHS in order to improve patient outcomes. The plan must include steps to ensure the product is tracked from launch to full market implementation or handoff to other entities responsible for final implementation. Finally, the plan must include a feedback mechanism from the market back to the development team to foster further innovation and address unknown gaps or unforeseen needs.
  • Assist with the execution of the implementation plans for TBI clinical and educational products across the MHS.
  • Plans for the appropriate levels of service and operational support required during the implementation process by recommending clear guidelines, rules of engagement, and roles and responsibilities for implementation success.
  • Prepares and actively participate in the development of the implementation of project plans, scope, schedule, monitoring of timelines, internal and external workgroup meetings, project team meetings and implementation status reports to ensure compliance. This includes the development and coordination of system wide metrics that strive to improve the efficacy of the care being provided throughout the MHS.
  • Provide implementation project management, training, and support throughout the implantation plan for clinical and/or educational projects.
  • Assist in the training of personnel on implementation science and processes.
  • Identify and assist with the development of opportunities to collaborate with the DoD branches/VA/civilian partners.  Monitor and assess qualitative measures of TBI care, clinical practice guideline usage, Support the Clinical Affairs Branch and TBICoE senior leadership in a consultative and advisory role on HQ initiatives, site evaluations, and assist in formulating solutions to HQ and network related issues. 
  • May supervise their administrative staff working on identified projects. 

What Youll Need (required):

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Healthcare Related Field required.
  • 3+ years of implementation science related work required.
  • Candidate must possess the knowledge of and be able to work with the multiple levels of clinical personnel, which includes military and civilian clinicians, researchers and administrators.
  • Must have experience in project management planning and its applicable tools. 

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):

  •  Additional training in dissemination and implementation science preferred,
  • PMP certification, preferred.
  • Experience in DoD/military/VA health settings preferred.

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 periodically.

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.