Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Research Physical Therapist to support research activities in the Applied Movement Performance (AMP) Lab. The lab is housed within the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation service at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veteran Affairs medical center (Richmond VAMC) located in Richmond, Virginia. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to AMP and Richmond VAMC.
The Richmond VAMC is one of the nation's largest medical centers in the Department of Veteran Affairs and serves Veterans from across the mid-Atlantic region. The AMP lab seeks to advance rehabilitation medicine by increasing our understanding of the abilities and barriers faced by individuals with physical disabilities. The lab conducts research exploring human movement mechanics and interventions that facilitate optimal functional performance in persons with lower extremity amputation or other polytraumatic injury.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 3 or more years of clinical practice, post-professional education in biomechanics, and experience with video capture (regular and high speed) and image/video processing and tracking is highly desirable.
Minimum Educational/Training Requirements: Doctor of Physical Therapy is required
Minimum Experience: 3+ years
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting; interaction with patients
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Licensure as a Physical Therapist is required (current licensure in Virginia is preferred).
Work Environment: The work environment is that of a motion analysis laboratory and located in a teaching and research hospital. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to quiet. Work is also performed in an office setting with adequate lighting, heat and air conditioning.
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Vice President of Human Resources.