Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: Oak Lawn, IL (Chicagoland area)

Description: Advocate Children’s Hospital, located in the Chicagoland area, is accepting applications for a Staff Pediatric Perfusionist. ACH is a three star STS pediatric, and ELSO center of excellence. This is an opportunity to become part of an established and progressive team. This position will be the third member of our team that performs 240 pump cases/year and ECMO. ABCP certification, or eligibility, and Illinois State Licensure eligibility are required. Pediatric experience a plus. Advocate offers an excellent/competitive benefit and compensation package commensurate with experience.

Requirements: 

  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Graduate of an accredited perfusion school
  • Pediatric perfusion training
  • Roller pump
  • Electronic safety systems
  • Organized, logical thought process
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Basic PC
  • Good communication
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Problem solving aptitude
  • Illinois DPR License Eligibility
  • American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion eligibility
  • Ability to cover on-call assignment 24-hours per day, seven days per week
  • Ability to monitor and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with established time constraints
  • Ability to cooperate
  • Ability to communicate with a surgical mask on
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting (50~100 lbs. occasionally, 25~50 lbs. frequently, 10~20 lbs. constantly)
  • May be exposed to hazardous materials and life-threatening diseases

Contact: Cindy Urbas CCP, LP, cindyk27@hotmail.com

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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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