Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: Augusta, GA

Description: 

Perfusionist are the Heart of the Operation

SpecialtyCare continues to grow and we’d like you to grow with us. We are the industry leader in perfusion—participating in over 130,000 surgeries each year in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We serve more than 350 hospitals and support nearly 600 surgeons during open heart surgeries and other complex procedures. With SpecialtyCare, you will be able to share your acquired expertise with your colleagues and customers, all while providing safer surgery and better outcomes for your patients.

The Position and Team

Specialtycare continues to grow and we'd love you to grow with us! We are looking for a pediatric perfusionist to join our team in Augusta, Georgia. This account performs 340 total open heart procedures per year, 100 of those cases are pediatrics. We do all cases except transplants. We do not do adult ECMO but approximately 4 pediatric ECMO cases per year. Our 5 perfusionist team consists of - 1 pediatric perfusionist, 1 pediatric & adult and 3 adult only perfusionists. Each perfusionist performs 80-90 cases per year.

This position will occasionally help out in our Aiken, SC account, when needed.

Augusta is the 2nd largest city in Georgia and is located on the Savannah River which borders South Carolina. Wonderful location and perfect climate, also providing a array of activities from biking, hiking, golfing to fishing and equestrian events. Augusta is ranked extremely high for their school systems and lifestyle.

Requirements:

Position Requirements
ABCP certification is required.
Two years minimum of experience; five plus years of experience preferred.
Ability to work on Call; must live within 30 minutes from the hospital.

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision. The following competencies are highly valued:

Focused on clinical quality and delivering the absolute best results for patients.
Ability to adapt and thrive in a high stress environment necessary.
Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills are essential.
Proven self-starter who works well independently and as a part of the OR team.
Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Contact:  Debbie Hughes - Perfusion Recruiter - 615-345-5384 or debbie.hughes@specialtycare.net

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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

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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