Position: Staff Pediatric Position
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Description: Arkansas Children's Hospital is seeking a fourth and fifth pediatric staff perfusionist to join our team. Arkansas Children's Hospital is a two star cardiac surgery program and is ranked by US News & World Reports as one the best pediatric cardiac surgery program in the United States. Applicants will be joining an experienced perfusion team. 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 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 preferred, Graduate from an accredited perfusion program, ABCP board certification or meeting all eligibility requirements to gain ABCP certification, Arkansas licensure required after employment
Ability to take call responsibilities and work overnight.