Physical Therapist - Motion AnalysisApply!
Posting Note: This position involves examination and analysis of patients referred to the Motion Analysis Laboratory for gait analysis, movement disorders and return to sport testing. The physical therapist will be working with a variety of patients with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, skeletal dysplasia, clubfoot, movement disorders, recreational athletes to college athletes and even some typically developing children for research purposes. This position involves working as a team daily with engineers, physical therapists and physicians. Main duties include detailed physical examination, collection of motion analysis data, data interpretation, data organization, report generation, and collaboration with care providers to create treatment plans. Other duties may include working with research subjects, students and volunteers, technical writing, community outreach and professional presentations. Must be proficient with basic computer skills and willingness to learn other technical skills.
This position involves examination and analysis of patients referred to the Motion Analysis Laboratory. Main duties include physical examination, collection of motion analysis data, report generation, and collaboration with care providers to create treatment plans. Other duties may include working with students and volunteers, technical writing, and professional presentations.
- Conducts physical examinations and motion analysis studies demonstrating knowledge of anatomy, physiology, motion capture theory and child development necessary to gain patient compliance with testing procedures and to ensure data quality.
- Creates clinical reports based upon motion analysis testing and complies with Joint Commission documentation standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
- Builds and maintains rapport with internal and external referral sources, collaborates on data interpretation and treatment planning. Delivers results in a timely fashion.
Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families and hospital/community personnel.
- Preparation and participation in-service training programs on a regular basis.
- Supervises and directs volunteers and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
- Assists in preparation of scientific manuscripts and presentations
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
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- Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
- Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
- Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
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- We place children and families at the center of all we do
- We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
- We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
- We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
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