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07-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington Delaware is hiring a biomechanical research engineer in the gait laboratory. The Gait Lab Biomedical Research Engineer is responsible for the following: collecting, processing, and storing clinical motion analysis data; the set up and calibration of motion analysis equipment; assisting with the coordination of field based research equipment, data and patients/subjects; maintaining and augmenting software for clinical care and research; programming new tools and analysis applications.
Essential Functions:

Collection and processing of kinematic, kinetic, EMG, force-plate, foot pressure, and oxygen consumption data for clinical and research analysis.
Initialization, set up, and calibration of motion analysis, EMG, foot pressure, and metabolic hardware and software systems.
Data management including data storage and organization for clinical and research projects.
Completing timely documentation as required by departmental and enterprise standards.
Maintains knowledge of and familiarity with insurance referral/authorization process and documentation requirements related to therapy services.
Completes all mandatory training
Team Work: Participates in conflict identification and resolution. Works cooperatively with other members of the team, as well as other Nemours associates.
Assists in maintenance of department space and equipment.
Professional Development: Independently seeks to expand knowledge and through literature, in-services, courses and mentorships.
Research: Serve as PI on research projects utilizing the Gait Lab or Gait Lab patient population or clinical data.
Apply for grants to fund research.

Performance Skills:

Possess excellence in required technical/computer skills and stays current on the technological aspects of the job.
Possesses trouble shooting skills of computer platforms (PX, Macintosh), all software programs and all Gait Lab instrumentation.
Demonstrates commitment to the Nemours Standards of Behavior.
Works cooperatively and collaboratively with the team.
Thinks pro-actively; schedules time efficiently; works independently.
Possess the ability to work well with others; builds and fosters professional relationships.
Possesses a willingness to accept change.
Takes direction; accepts feedback, makes suggestions.
Regular attendance is required.
Possesses good listening, written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills.
Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


Degree in Biomechanics, Biomechanical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering preferred.
Working knowledge of Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
3-5 years experience with motion analysis equipment including high speed video motion analysis system, force- plates, electromyography, foot pressure analysis systems, and oxygen analysis systems.

Applicants can apply here: https://nemours.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers_at_nemours/job/Wilmington-DE/Biomechanical-Research-Engineer_24321
For more information contact Chris Church, Chris.Church@nemours.org

07-25-2018, 11:06 AM
This position is now closed to applications.