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07-28-1998, 08:00 PM
Director of Gait Laboratory

Shriners Hospital for Children is a pediatric specialty hospital
offering high quality rthopaedic medical care to children and
adolescents at no cost to the patient or their

We are seeking to employ a qualified and highly motivated individual to
develop and manage our Gait Analysis Laboratory. Responsibilities will
include extensive
involvement in the clinical assessments of mainly CP patients,
coordinating the plan of care with the surgical team, developing
research, and in-lab teaching of gait analysis principles.

Gait Lab Description
* 6-camera Vicon system
* Novel EMED PedoBarograph
* 1,200 square feet area, with self-contained exam room and office

Candidates for this position should:

* Have a Masters Degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering and
preferably at least five years of experience specializing in gait and
motion analysis.

* Have the ability to apply engineering knowledge to the assessment of
pathologic gait in a clinical environment.

* Demonstrate the ability to develop and evaluate biomechanical models
and computer-based systems to measure human movement.

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

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Human Resources Department
3100 Samford Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71103
Tel: (318) 226-3305
Fax: (318) 424-7610


Shriners Hospitals maintain a drug-free workplace.

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