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Biomechanist - Motion Lab OP

Requisition ID:

21159465

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges. We offer over 30 outpatient locations with a variety of specialists, including oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language, we are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.

Bone and Joint Institute – Hartford Hospital

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the state-of-the-art Bone and Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. The first stand-alone Orthopedic Hospital in the Northeast in over 50 years! Our Mission is to be acknowledged as the regional leader in patient-centered, innovative musculoskeletal care, providing cutting edge care to patients in Connecticut and surrounding states. We are seeking dedicated, passionate individuals who would like the opportunity to be part of a team with a patient-centered approach, which brings decades of experience in providing the most innovative musculoskeletal & orthopedic care. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.

Job Summary

The Biomechanical Research Engineer is accountable for the provision of a specialized applied sport biomechanics service and movement analysis at the Bone and Joint Institute. This role involves planning, testing, data analysis, dissemination of results and relevant applied research resulting in an improved biomechanical service aligned with the Bone and Joint Institute objectives. Central to this position is the need to assist with the import and implementation of new concepts and technology in order to develop cutting edge analysis in sport biomechanics and movement analysis.

Benefits

As one of the largest rehabilitation providers in the state, HHCRN offers a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, an excellent benefits package along with Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge, growth opportunities and support within the organization.

• Flexible scheduling

• Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO)

• Medical and dental benefits

• 401K with excellent company match

• Company paid short term and long term disability insurance

• Continuing education and tuition reimbursement

• Clinical specialty and senior clinician opportunities

We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.

Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years’ related experience as a biomechanist/research engineer, or internship required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of biomechanical research, kinesiology, biomedical engineering, human movement engineering, ergonomics, or other relevant field of biology / applied physics required.
  • Relevant experience as a research intern in a biomechanical laboratory is also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements

  • Experience or exposure in the use of Motion Capture System
  • Experience or exposure with Visual 3D, MATLAB and other postprocessing software
  • Proficiency with data management and statistical analysis
  • Interest in learning new technologies
  • Critical thinking ability, judgment and decision making skills
  • Computing and statistical skills
  • Organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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