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    About the Position: This position is located in the Director for Surgery, Department of Rehabilitation. The work is conducted in a motion analysis laboratory and virtual reality system located in a teaching and research hospital, operating and facilitating activities within the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) and Biomechanics Laboratory for clinical treatment and research of injured service members.

    Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serve as a Biomedical Engineer, Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) Operator.
    • Provide input on the overall goals, objectives, priorities, and deadlines for the Virtual Reality Services program.
    • Operate the CAREN for patient rehabilitation, training and research protocols.
    • Ensure that safety and operational checks are performed prior to patient use and that safety procedures are followed while equipment is in use.
    • Maintain the CAREN system equipment, computer interfaces and software.
    • Participate in formal clinical studies and experimental or developmental work requiring ingenuity in designing and developing unique programs.
    • Formulate and conduct applied biomechanics engineering efforts on topics related to poly trauma rehabilitation.
    • Performs investigation and analysis work, formulates methodologies, and validates hypotheses for problems of considerable scope in the specialty area.
    • Regularly contribute to publications, topic paper/poster presentations, and is sought out for consultation by colleagues who are professional researchers.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is 10 percent.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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