Silver Spring, Maryland

Responsibilities for this Position
Location: USA MD Silver Spring - 503 Robert Grant Ave (MDC225)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ114116

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None

Public Trust/Other Required:
NACI (T1)

Job Family:
Medical Affairs

Job Description:

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) aims to conduct biomedical research that is responsive to Department of Defense (DOD) and US Army requirements and delivers life-saving products including knowledge, technology and medical material that sustain the combat effectiveness of the Warfighter. Our team is seeking technical expertise to provide support to WRAIR's Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience Research (CMPN) CMPN is a translational and expeditionary effortto identify and eliminate brain health threats to Soldiers. CMPN investigates and manipulates the relationship between sleep and performance, performs behavioral health assessments to inform unit Commanders on Soldier behavioral health needs, and develops and implements resilience trainings. On a parallel track are efforts to identify and treat traumatic brain injury as well as understand the impactof repeated blast exposure.

Specifically, our team is seeking a Registered Polysomnographic Technician to support the Behavioral Biology Branch within CMPN. The Behavioral Biology Branch aims to develop knowledge products and materiel solutions to enhance Soldier alertness, decision-making, and performance in the context of degraded sleep quantity and quality across the spectrum of Army operations.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for data collection, and ensure that all study data are collected, recorded, documented, and archived in compliance with Good Clinical Practices and pertinent government rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Administer psychological and performance measures to subjects as specified in protocols.
  • Maintain an appropriate, professional demeanor in all interactions with human research participants and research collaborators.
  • Administer neurocognitive tasks, symptom questionnaires, informed consent, and other related paperwork.
  • Collect physiological data (e.g., metabolic rate) and aid in their compilation/entry for later analyses.
  • Provide technical support in actigraph utilization for all research studies (field and laboratory) to include maintenance, testing, trouble-shooting, and repair of actigraphs.
  • Be able to train, lead, and/or coordinate technical staff members in all areas of polysomnography, performance testing, and actigraphy, and additional functions to include (but not limited to) PC-based initialization of devices with appropriate parameters and power sources; data acquisition; and data processing.
  • Utilizes established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data.
  • Summarizes findings in reports and communicates results.
  • Assist in conducting and scoring polysomnographic studies.

Qualifications:
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Must maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and registry certification for the profession.
  • Should also possess a minimal proficiency in common productivity software programs including Word, Excel, SigmaPlot and others, and have an understanding of basic descriptive statistics.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
None

Telecommuting Options:
Hybrid

Work Location:
USA MD Silver Spring

Additional Work Locations:

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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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Silver Spring, Maryland

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