Certified Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Certified Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Perfusion Services department at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans (CHNOLA), is searching for a 6th team member to join an experienced team of five. We are seeking a dynamic Certified Perfusionist. A $30,000 sign-on bonus is available. Salary provided will be commensurate to your experience.The team currently consists of two perfusionists and three perfusion techs. CHNOLA is part of the Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, a group of 5 hospitals in the city of New Orleans.
Children’s Hospital New Orleans is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years of age. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to www.chnola.org.

Children’s Hospital New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Explore a city steeped in history, tradition and world-famous cuisine. Join a progressive team, implementing state of the art perfusion techniques in the operating room, with the aim of decreasing blood utilization in pediatric cardiac surgery and improving outcomes. The annual case load at CHNOLA is 200 open hearts and 20 ECLS procedures in one operating room and three intensive care units, with the desire to grow these number exponentially. A new building is slated to open in 2020 featuring 2 pediatric cardiac operating rooms and a hybrid cath lab.


The position will report to the Director of Perfusion with the added possible opportunity to grow in a teaching position as clinical instructor. Additional research opportunities will be available with Louisiana State University (LSU).
We are looking for a motivated professional, with a learning attitude, interested in research and broadening their horizons. Salary will be provided commensurate to experience. A sign on and relocation bonus will be provided. Job responsibilities include the following
1. Placing Neonates, infants and adult congenital patients on cardio-pulmonary bypass
2. Placing children on V-V and V-A ECLS. Bedside monitoring is not a requirement.
3. Taking call for emergency hearts & ECLS.
Interested candidates please contact the Director of Perfusion Services, Bharat Datt at
Bharat.Datt@LCMCHealth.org or the Recruiter, Diane Miguez, at Diane.Miguez@LCMCHealth.org .

Contact: To apply click the link  https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/touro/#/job/8816 

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An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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