Perfusionist

Position: Perfusionist

Location: Aiken, SC

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.

Contributing to Research and Innovation
We support our team members who have a special interest in innovation by lowering barriers to research and publishing, and take great pride in our clinicians who have advanced industry standards and guidelines in both perfusion and cardiac surgery. All of our full-time perfusionists are encouraged to attend conferences and to be active participants in their respective state perfusion societies, so we offer funds and paid time away to attend professional meetings.

The Position and Team

Seeking an experienced Perfusionist who may be interested in slowing down in their career. Location is in Aiken, SC, but you may live in Augusta, GA. This is a one person account. This new team member would do a minimal number of open heart cases, approximately 50 per year but will have the capability to travel to nearby accounts for additional cases. South Carolina is not a licensure state – however, it is preferred that you obtain your license in Georgia if there is a need to assist. This account has mostly CABG, some AVR and occasional MVR, adult only.

Aiken is about 2 ½ hours away from many major southern cities, including Atlanta, Greenville, Charlotte, Charleston, Hilton Head Island and Savannah. Enjoy the outdoors in Augusta with bike trails, lakes and parks that go from Georgia to South Carolina and back.

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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