Position: Level II Staff Perfusionist
Location: Boston, MA
Description: Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), located in Boston, MA currently has an opportunity for an experienced American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) certified Perfusionist to join a team of 14 full time Perfusionists and 3 Mechanical Assist Specialists. This advanced position offers tremendous opportunity for professional growth and encouragement to pursue interests in the realm of Perfusion as well as other clinical areas. The MGH Cardiac Surgical team is comprised of eight cardiac surgeons including cutting edge innovators and world-renowned legends in the field. Our Chief of Cardiac Surgery has been a vocal advocate for teamwork, effective communication and safety for over a decade and the entire Cardiac Surgery service functions with these tenets at the core of its values.
The MGH Perfusion team provides diverse support across several clinical programs including:
Adult cardiopulmonary bypass support outside of the routine adult cardiac surgery realm for procedures such as pulmonary thromboendarterectomy with DHCA, complex ascending/arch/descending aortic reconstruction and adult congenital surgeries.
Intricate involvement with the implementation and hospital-wide support of temporary and long term mechanical assist devices, supporting a robust cardiac transplantation program.
Pre-operative and intra-operative circulatory support for heart, lung and liver transplant surgery. Donor hearts, lungs and livers are often transported using an ex-vivo perfusion system that is operated by our team.
Support for the MGH ECMO specialist team throughout the institution and have sole responsibility for ECMO management in the operating room setting.
Clinical rotation site for three Perfusion programs. Educating students is an important facet of our mission and everyday workflow.
Three levels of on call duties split evenly over the team and are typically limited to one call shift per week plus one weekend per month.
Requirements: The ideal candidate for the Cardiovascular Staff Perfusionist Level II position will have a minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience as a clinical perfusionist with a broad clinical acumen.