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    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

    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

    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

    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 Orozco
    Human Resources Consultant
    Children's Memorial Hospital
    (773) 880-3276 (Phone)
    (773) 880-3697 (Fax)

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