Research Assistant

Clearance Level
Bethesda, Maryland
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Clinical Investigations

Clinical Research

Human Subjects

REQ#: RQ148393
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description
GDIT’s Military Health team is hiring a Research Assistant in support of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) and the Defense Intrepid Network (DIN) which is dedicated to improving the lives of patients and families affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI) through collaborative efforts with patients, families, referring providers, and researchers.  This position is responsible for assisting with the performance of clinical investigation projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential study subjects, collection and organization of data, scheduling patients for follow up appointments.HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
  • Perform data entry for clinical investigation projects and maintains databases including recruitment/screening of potential study subjects, collection, and organization, and entry of data, scheduling, and testing subjects for follow up appointments.
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols.
  • Maintain study related documents and supplies, secures, organizes and documents as required following all federal/ state regulations.
  • Create, collect, disseminate, maintain appropriate files of study data and assists with review and
  • completion of study manuals and SOPs.
  • Screen, consent, and/or schedule potential research participants for testing or evaluation.
  • Facilitates follow-up assessment reminders, scheduling, and testing with all related documentation.
  • Extract data from patient and/or research participant medical records; transcribes and resolves data queries in study forms (hardcopy and/or electronic); prepares documents, under direction of project leaders; prepares data for statistical analyses and reports descriptive data to be used in research/clinical investigations/studies reports.
  • Maintain awareness and compliance of research regulatory issues.
  • Communicate regularly with study team, under direction of project leaders, via email and conference calling as needed.
  • May assist with TBI program/ project improvement initiatives at NICoE or the Defense Intrepid Network.
  • Assist with literature searches, obtaining articles for review.
  • Assist with obtaining and collating materials for reports, manuscripts and for meetings.
  • Education: Bachelors degree required along with Human Subjects training.
  • Required Experience: 6 months -2 years of experience in research/clinical investigations/studies required.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support if working in a hospital environment.
  • Must complete CITI/ HIPAA training.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Ability to follow detailed instructions required. Excellent communication and analytical skills required. Must adhere to legal, professional, and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.
  • Preferred Skills: Prior experience within the DoD/VA systems of care preferred.
  • Location: Bethesda, MD
  • Security Clearance Level: ability to obtain a favorable Secret security clearance.
  • US Citizenship Required: Must be a US citizen.
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

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.