Chief Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Chief Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: Augusta, Georgia

Description: Augusta University Medical Center (AUMC) in Augusta, GA, has a great career opportunity waiting for you. AUMC, which is on track to becoming a nationally recognized, world-class academic medical center, has over 1.4 million square foot facility, 478-bed AUMC at Augusta University, a 154-bed Children's Hospital of Georgia, including the region's only Level IV NICU, more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting (Medical Office Building), a Critical Care Center, and housing a 13-county regional Level I trauma center.

The Chief Pediatrics Perfusionist position includes supervisory responsibilities for planning, directing, and delivery of perfusion care and quality outcomes (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Responsible for the operation of the pump-oxygenator (heart lung machine) and other related equipment for open-heart surgery, emergency trauma, emergency heart patients, and other emergency long-term support. Functions as part of the Heart Surgery Team. Ensures safe transition of patients from operative setting to NICU/PCIU when patients remain on ECMO. Serves in consultative and support role for neonatal and pediatric ECMO teams. Responsible for management of Perfusion supply operational budgets. Provides direction for daily management of the delivery of care and other perfusionist personnel.

Requirements: Bachelors degree.  Masters degree preferred. Preferred 3 plus years of experience.  Must be a Certified Perfusionist and licensed eligible in the state of Georgia

Contact: Leonard Alfred 706-721-7889

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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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