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Orozco, Joanne
01-24-2003, 05:56 AM
Children's Memorial Hospital, (Chicago), one of the nation's top 10
pediatric hospitals has an excellent opportunity for a full time
Kinesiologist or Physical Therapist to join our Motion Analysis Center. In
this role, you will perform clinical gait analysis evaluations, including
data collection, interpretation of patient data and report generation. In
addition, you will actively participate in education of peers through
lectures, in services and tutorials. We also offer and encourage research
opportunities. One area of growth in the Motion Analysis Center is research
involving sports biomechanics.

Since 1882, Children's Memorial Hospital has been recognized nationally for
its excellent and comprehensive clinical care. As the #1 pediatric hospital
in Illinois, Children's Memorial offers children and their families leading
pediatric specialists, the latest in kid-focused technology and valued
pediatric experience. We are staffed and equipped like no other hospital or
medical center in the area, striving to help kids lead longer and healthier
lives.

The Motion Analysis Center was established in 1989 and is equipped with a
camera based motion capture system, two force platforms, a sixteen channel
EMG system, a plantar pressure measurement system, metabolic energy
measurement system and a musculoskeletal modeling system. We utilize a
multidisciplinary team approach combining engineering, biomechanics and
clinical expertise to assess the walking patterns and posture of children
and adolescents with myelomeningocele, cerebal palsy, rotational
deformities, club foot, limb deficiency and other neurologic and orthopaedic
conditions.

Previous experience working with children with neuromuscular disabilities
and treatment approaches available for these patients is highly desirable,
but not required. If you have a Bachelors (Masters preferred, but not
required) in kinesiology or physical therapy with a strong background in
biomechanics, previous exposure to the techniques involved in kinematic,
kinetic and electromyographic data collection, the interpretation of
pathological and normal gait analysis data, previous research experience and
the ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians and staff,
please apply today to: Joanne Orozco, Human Resources Consultant, Children's
Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children's Plaza Box #14, Chicago, IL 60614; FAX
(773) 880-3697 or via email jorozco@childrensmemorial.org
.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in a
rewarding work environment.

Children's Memorial Hospital is located in the heart of the Lincoln Park
neighborhood of Chicago, minutes away from Lake Michigan, the Magnificent
Mile, Lincoln Park Zoo and Wrigley Field.

Joanne
Joanne Orozco
Human Resources Consultant
Children's Memorial Hospital
(773) 880-3276 (Phone)
(773) 880-3697 (Fax)
jorozco@childrensmemorial.org

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