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BFT PT/ OT RESEARCH ASSISTANT NEEDED FOR MGH IHP

Company name
MGH INSTITUTE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Salary
Unpaid

Location
Boston, MA

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Bulfinch Temporary Service is currently look for a Physical or Occupational Therapist Research Assistant. The position begins ASAP and is ongoing. It is approximately 18 hours per week, with flexible scheduling. Please note this position is temporary in nature and not eligible for benefits.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

The Brain Recovery Lab at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in partnership with the MGH Neurotechnoloy and Neurorecovery Center in Boston, MA has an immediate opening for multiple part-time research physical or occupational therapists to work on an industry-sponsored pivotal clinical trial involving neuromodulation combined with rehabilitation for the treatment of upper extremity hemiparesis secondary to stroke. The position will work closely with the lab director and several co-investigators throughout MGH. Focus of work will be either 1) testing or 2) treating patients with stroke with novel rehabilitation protocol. All training will be provided.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Perform standardized tests or task-specific upper extremity rehabilitation to patients with upper extremity hemiparesis post stroke.

2) Maintain study-specific regulatory documents

3) Work with study coordinator for study scheduling

4) Train and mentor lab colleagues

5) Participate in lab meetings

9) Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with degree in physical or occupational therapy and experience in treating patients with upper extremity impairments and strong desire to be a part of an interdisciplinary research team.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Required Skills

Experience working with patient populations

Willing to learn new software applications

Willing to follow treatment protocol

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

Ability to express self well verbally and in writing

Experience in clinical trial research

Experience in stroke rehabilitation

Preferred skills

c) Physical Capabilities

- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Some travel is necessary in this position .

EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Company info

MGH INSTITUTE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Website : http://www.mghihp.edu/

Company Profile
MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative, interdisciplinary graduate school that prepares skilled health care specialists in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Medical Imaging, Nursing, and Physical Therapy. An independent affiliate of the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital, the MGH Institute operates within Partners HealthCare, offering unparalleled opportunities for students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, and community settings.

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