Director of Perfusion

Position: Director of Perfusion

Location: New Orleans, LA

Description: Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region.

We are seeking a dynamic DIRECTOR OF PERFUSION in our PERFUSION SERVICES department. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. 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.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for daily operation of the Perfusion program. The Director must be competent in all aspects of the job functions of a Perfusionist taking care of pediatric and adult patient with congenital heart disease. The Director reports to the Service Line Director of the Heart Program and is accountable for supervising the delivery of high quality, effective care to patients and their families. The Director is responsible for analyzing, planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating processes and program, which enhance, strengthen and integrate the services comprising the service line. The Director is responsible for participation in the development and implementation of the service line strategic business plans, and for creating an environment which continuously supports improvement of operational, financial and clinical components.
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

Children's Hospital 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 a disability. 

Education Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited Perfusion Program
Certification in Perfusion Science required
Eligible for licensure with the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners required.
Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s degree preferred

Contact: Cathy T. Martin,; 504-894-6753;

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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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