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Children's Hospital Colorado Gait Lab Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News .and. World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Ctr for Gait_Movement AnalysisHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: M-F 8a-4:30pJob OverviewProvides engineering and techical support to CGMA motion laboratory,primarily related to clinical motion capture and physiologic measurement.Collaborates with the laboratory Physical Therapists, Kinesiologist, andBiomedical Engineer in direct and indirect clinical movement laboratoryoperations. This includes operating and troubleshooting specialized laboratoryequipment, patient marker placement, data processing, and reportgeneration using MS office applications and EMR software. Other duties asrequired or assigned by the Director of CGMA.Responsibilities* Create proposals/reports and other technical documents associated withoperations, grant applications, and final documentation of procedures andmethods.* Data Processing and Reporting: Maintain timely and accurate datacollection and processing, critically review processing methods andprocesses, test and implement new software and reporting methods to enhancetime-efficiency, quality, accuracy and clarity of data and reporting methods.* Design, develop, manage, and implement special technical projectsassociated with new clinical procedures or novel research projects.* Equipment Operation/Calibration/Maintenance: Quality control,troubleshoot and formally document quality checking of all motion andphysiologic data collection equipment/procedures, for all clinical andresearch studies. This includes quality testing, validation studies andcalibration of equipment, maintenance and service contracts, validatingnew models, running consistency and validation studies when necessary. Alsoincludes expansion of lab normal database.* Mentor interns, students and new staff.* Ongoing development and validation of technical/clinical methodologies,protocols, and research instruments.* Provide engineering support to CGMA faculty for clinical operations andresearch related data collection/analysis.Population Specific Carea.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsb.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsc.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsd.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrsOther InformationScope/Organizational Responsibility Financial Accountability: a-Responsible for personal use of resources, supplies and materials,tracking personal spending and submitting accurate expense reports. Impact ofDecisions: c -Decisions limited to implementation and completion ofdepartmental functions, goals and projects, and exert some influence oncross-departmental work flow and outcomes. Judgment: b -Sets priorities forown work within overall guidelines; manages own workflow in cooperation withotQualificationsExperience in motion capture and/or in a clinical gait analysis laboratorystrongly suggested. Proficiency in analytical and programming languagesrelated to movement analysis, including Vicon software, Matlab,LabView, statistical analysis, and the MS office applications. Ability anddesire to work as an integral member of a multidisciplinary health-careteam, as well as interact with clinical subj

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