Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist

Location: Tupelo, MS

Description: Advanced Perfusion Services has an opening for a perfusionist to join our team of 4 that services 4 Cardiothoracic surgeons at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.

To operate the heart-lung machine as a member of the open heart surgery team. To operate extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or temporarily replace the patient's circulatory or respiratory function. Provide service of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy. No ECMO, VADs, or Transplants. Shared call responsibilities with the team. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

May be eligible for a sign-on/relocation bonus

Tupelo is a dynamic southern city easily accessible by Interstate 22 and Highway 45, and the historic Natchez Trace Parkway that criss-cross the city by land. Located in the center of the Mississippi Hills region, just 90 miles from Memphis, TN, and 135 miles from Birmingham, AL.

North Mississippi Medical Center, a 650-bed regional referral center in Tupelo, holds the distinction of being the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi and the largest non-metropolitan hospital in America. The medical center serves more than 730,000 people in 24 counties in north Mississippi, northwest Alabama and portions of Tennessee.

Cardiothoracic surgeons perform more heart surgeries (650-700 annually) at NMMC than any other hospital in Mississippi. Procedures include coronary bypass, valve replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), septal defect repair, MIDCAB, transmyocardial revascularization (TMR), the maze procedure, removal of myxomas, thoracic aneurysm repair and lung surgery.

Requirements: Graduate from an accredited Cardiovascular Perfusion education program required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.  Credentialed as certified in Clinical Perfusion by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within two (2) years of hire date is required.

Contact: Paul White (662) 231-1566, plwhiteccp@yahoo.com or Eric Evans (662)212-4118, eric.p.evans@gmail.com

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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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