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dbanks51
07-13-2007, 12:15 AM
MOTION ANALYSIS LAB ENGINEER




Shriners Hospitals for Children - Shreveport, Louisiana, a 45-bed JCAHO
accredited pediatric orthopedic hospital, is currently seeking a dynamic
and motivated engineer for our Motion Analysis Laboratory.

Job Summary: The Motion Analysis Lab at SHC provides pre-operative and
post-operative gait analyses of children with cerebral palsy and other
gait/movement disorders. The Motion Analysis Lab is also involved in
designing and implementing clinical research protocols. Primary
responsibilities include collecting, processing and analyzing kinematic,
kinetic and EMG data; maintaining lab equipment and patient database;
installing hardware and software.

Experience working with the following equipment is desirable:

8 camera Vicon Data Capture System

3 AMTI Force Plates

16 channel EMG MA300 System

Novel Pedography System

Muscle Modeling Software

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Biomedical or Biomechanical Engineering and one year
of experience specializing in gait and motion analysis is required.

Ability to develop and evaluate biomechanical models and computer based
systems to measure human movement.

Excellent programming skills and experience in Microsoft Excel, Access,
PowerPoint and Visual Basic language.

Experience with statistical analysis and SPSS software is preferred.

Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide the best
possible care to our pediatric patients (ages 4-18), in a
family-centered care environment.



Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.



Excellent salary and benefits package. Send detailed resume, curriculum
vitae, and salary requirements to:



Shriners Hospitals for Children

Human Resources Department

3100 Samford Avenue

Shreveport, LA 71103

dbanks@shrinenet.org

Fax 318-424-7610






Debbie Banks, PT
Director of Rehabilitation & Motion Analysis Lab
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Shreveport
318-226-3329



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