Burke Medical Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation & Human Motor Control Laboratory
TMS & Task-Oriented Therapy (NICHE Trial)
We are looking for: Per Diem OT and PT CLINICAL EVALUATORS
Per diem occupational therapists and physical therapists are needed to work in the Edwards Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.
Project: NICHE (Navigated Inhibitory rTMS to Contralesional Hemisphere) Trial
OT/PT evaluators are responsible for becoming certified in the outcome assessments for the NICHE trial. Cost of training and certification is covered by the laboratory, as well as monetary compensation for time spent. Certifications will be received in the following assessments: Wolf Motor Function Test, Action Reach Arm Test, Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer, Modified Ashworth, and Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment. Evaluators will also have to complete an online certification for the NIH Stroke Scale through the National Stroke Association.
Evaluations are time sensitive and performed intermittently over a 6 month period.
Serious inquiries only, with at least 1-2 years of experience working with neurological patients, preferably with Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury. Candidate must possess good inter-personal skills with strong interest and competency with clinical evaluations.
*Requirement*: 2 days of intensive training for competent evaluation administration skills and a certification exam to pass.
Heather Pepper Lane, MA, OTR/L, Senior Advanced Clinician-Burke Medical Research Institute
Phone: 914-597-2153Email: firstname.lastname@example.org