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  • Wanted: Research Physical Therapist


    A Unique Opportunity In Neuro/SCI Rehabilitation

    Interested in a challenging position in a highly cooperative environment
    with significant opportunities for interaction with master clinicians and
    leading researchers? The Cleveland FES Center is seeking an experienced
    Physical Therapist to join a dynamic interdisciplinary team investigating
    innovative technical interventions to restore or enhance independence and
    motor performance after SCI or stroke. As Clinical Coordinator of the
    research program, the Physical Therapist will provide senior leadership to
    ongoing multicenter trials of new assistive technologies, oversee the case
    management of participants in numerous research projects, and supervise a
    small, highly motivated team in a collegial and supportive
    environment. Responsibilities include organizing training experiences for
    collaborating therapists, analyzing outcome data, managing recruitment and
    enrollment of research volunteers, and professional communication and
    information dissemination. Applicants should have a degree in PT, at least
    5 years experience in neuro- or SCI rehabilitation, and a current license
    to practice in Ohio. Prior rehab management and/or research experience is
    preferred. U.S. Citizenship required. The Cleveland FES Center is a
    consortium consisting of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Case Western
    Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center dedicated to developing
    technology to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

    Please send resumes and contact information for 3 references to Ronald J.
    Triolo, Ph.D. c/o Holly Henry (, Louis Stokes
    Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (151W), 10701 East
    Blvd., Cleveland OH 44106 (phone: 216-791-3800 x4657, fax: 216-229-8509).

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