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06-25-2007, 12:53 AM
Children's Memorial Hospital, #1 pediatric hospital in Illinois and one of the nation's top ten pediatric hospitals has an excellent opportunity for a Manager in our Motion Analysis Center. The Motion Analysis Center team consists of a biomedical engineer, kinesiologist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, orthopaedic surgeons, and sports medicine physician.

This position manages the department and staff, performs clinical gait analysis and sports biomechanics evaluations, including data collection, interpretation of patient/athlete data and report generation. In addition, the manager actively participates in education of peers and the community through lectures, in services and tutorials. Other key responsibilities include establishing department clinical, financial, growth and marketing objectives.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in biomechanics, the interpretation of pathological and normal gait analysis data, baseball pitching kinematics/kinetics, and previous research experience. Experience in a clinical gait lab and working with children with neuromuscular disabilities and/or young athletes is highly desirable. One to three years clinical gait lab experience.

This position requires a Master of Science in biomedical engineering, kinesiology, and/or physical therapy, PhD preferred. Physical therapist must have a current state license or be eligible for state licensure and have a minimum of one year gait analysis experience, to be considered.

Software skills desired: Vicon Workstation, Polygon, Bodybuilder, PECS, Visual Basic programming

Interested applicants can e-mail jomeara@childrensmemorial.org, apply online at www.childrensmemorial.org. Or fax your resume to (773) 880-3697.

Children's Memorial Hospital, an Equal Opportunity Employer, strives to deliver superior pediatric health care and we hope you will join us in this mission!

Joy O'Meara
Joy O'Meara
Children's Memorial Hospital
HR Consultant
(773) 880-4647
Fax (773) 880-3697