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Part time Motion Lab Engineer, Shriners Children's, Erie Pennsylvania

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  • Part time Motion Lab Engineer, Shriners Children's, Erie Pennsylvania

    Company Overview

    Shriners Children’s is an organization that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.


    Shriners Children’s, the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center, has an opportunity for a part-time (20 hours/week) Motion Analysis Center (MAC) Engineer to join our team in Erie, PA.


    The MAC Engineer reports directly to the System MAC (SMAC) engineer. The MAC Engineer provides technical services to support the MAC Physical Therapist in the provision of motion analysis center services. The MAC Engineer works with local medical staff and the multidisciplinary team to assist in the design and implementation of individualized evaluations to meet the needs of the pediatric patients and their family. The MAC Engineer provides mentoring, and education to students and other professionals. The MAC Engineer supports the ongoing development of the department through participation in facility committees, and research and quality improvement. The MAC Engineer is responsible for professional growth and development through ongoing education and research in alignment with each facility’s direction. In cooperation with the SMAC engineer, the MAC engineer works with local leaders, offering exceptional care following the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

    New graduates are welcome to apply. Shriners Children's has a network of 14 motion labs in the US, Canada and Mexico. You will be working with 9 PhD engineers/physical therapists, which is an excellent mentoring opportunity. It is primarily a clinical position which will allow you to showcase your engineering skills while helping children.

    Education - MS preferred - BS, BA, MS, PhD in engineering related field, kinesiology, physical therapy, exercise science or related field

    Experience - 2 years preferred, but new grads are welcome.

    If you are interested in the position, please email and
    apply via the following link
    Last edited by Ross Chafetz; July 2, 2024, 06:58 PM.