Perfusionist

Position: Perfusionist

Location: Visalia, CA

Description:

Join our 3 Perfusionist team in Visalia, CA. Kaweah Delta’s six-floor Acequia Wing, which opened its doors in 2009, is one of Kaweah Delta Medical Center’s most needed and dramatic expansions. The wing’s dedication to cardiovascular health is everywhere in its new Telemetry Department, Cardiac Surgery and Catheterization Labs, 3 new surgery suites and new Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Additionally, the wing adds 38 post-delivery rooms for mothers and babies and increases the size of the Emergency Department, which handles 80,000+ visits per year. The expansion allows Kaweah Delta to improve trauma care services and build a helipad.

Program highlights:
Annual caseload approximately 275-300.
Cases include all adult CABGs, Valves, some aortic dissections, cell savers and will be starting a TAVR program soon and some ECMO.
2 Surgeons and 3 Perfusionists.
One third call.

Recently rated in the top 30 happiest cities in the US, Visalia is a growing city offering a variety of amenities. Located in the San Joaquin Valley in California, Visalia is only 36 miles from the Sequoia National Park and 2 hours from Yosemite National Park. It is a great base location to visit the mountains and the ocean, with the beach only 2 hours away. Los Angeles is 190 miles South and San Francisco is 230 miles Northwest. Visalia has a vibrant downtown area that thrives with dining options, shopping, micro-breweries, and art venues. Paso Robles, a great area for wine tasting is a fun weekend trip year-round. The retail corridor offers access to the typical name brand stores and restaurants one would expect in any city. Visalia is a good option for those seeking a small town vibe with the amenities of a large city.

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.

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

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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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