Position: Staff Pediatric Perfusionist
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Description: Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is seeking a fourth pediatric staff perfusionist to join our team. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a three star cardiac surgery program and is ranked by US News & World Reports as the 3rd best pediatric cardiac surgery program in the United States. Applicants will be joining a perfusion team that has over 70 years of combined experience. Candidates for this position must be self-motivated, comfortable in intense critical care situations, have excellent critical thinking skills, and have strong interpersonal skills. Annual surgery caseload is approximately 250 on pump procedures and 80 standby procedures. Our caseload includes a wide variety of congenital procedures (including adult congenital), a busy cardiac transplantation program, VAD’s, ECMO support and cell saving services. A candidate with previous pediatric experience is preferred but strong new graduates will also be considered.
Requirements: Bachelors degree or higher, Graduate from an accredited perfusion program, ABCP board certification or meeting all eligibility requirements to gain ABCP certification, Illinois licensure preferred (required after employment)
Ability to take call responsibilities and work overnight cases