Perfusionist

Position: Perfusionist

Location: Madison, WI

Description:

  • Perform procedures at three interconnected institutions – University Hospital, William Middleton Veterans and American Family Children’s Hospital
  • Support a wide range of procedures and duties which include adult, pediatric and neonatal patients
  • Join a department that’s dedicated to a team and system-wide approach to patient care

Requirements:

  • Clinical knowledge of the process for providing CPB for adult cardiac surgical procedures including; coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), valve replacements, and aortic aneurysm repairs
  • Clinical knowledge of the process for providing CPB for ventricular assist device implantation, and congenital pediatric procedures
  • Familiarity with techniques of IABP, intraoperative autotransfusion and management of ECMO and LVAD/RVAD
  • Ability to provide identified technical skills to patients of all ages including: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric

Three (3) years of post-training clinical experience providing CPB for adult cardiac surgical procedures including; coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), valve replacements, and aortic aneurysm repairs preferred. Experience in providing CPB for cardiac transplantation, ventricular assist device implantation, and congenital pediatric procedures preferred.

Minimum – Bachelor’s degree, graduate of an accredited University based perfusion program

Preferred – Master’s degree

Certified or certification eligible Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) as recognized by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP). State of Wisconsin Licensure as a Perfusionist or obtain within six months of hire date

Physical Requirements: Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Even though the weight lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree. The ability to work long hours remaining alert and attentive to the duties at hand.

Work Schedule: 1.0 FTE, Day Shift

Participation in on call rotation is required for evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. A thirty minute response time is required for all call back situations.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

Contact: www.uwhealth.org/careers

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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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