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    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


    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

    Fax 318-424-7610

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

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