Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist 

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Description: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has an opening for a full time pediatric perfusionist to join a welcoming and supportive team of 9 perfusionists. The Cardiac Center at CHOP is continuously growing with the addition of 2 new pediatric cardiac surgeons to create a team of 6 surgeons. In addition to support in the OR for CPB, the Perfusion team also supports cardiac ECMO patients and mechanical circulatory support for the Heart Failure and Transplant program. Philadelphia is a fun city filled with historic sites, boutique eateries, and lively concerts and sporting events (pre-and post covid!). Just a short drive to oceanfront beaches, the culture of New York city, and sites in Washington DC and Baltimore. Candidates should be professionally driven and looking for opportunity to become involved in projects and continuously improve practice. All certified candidates will be considered. Pediatric perfusion experience is desired but not required.

Requirements: Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
Temporary or Permanent Perfusionist license in the state of PA.
Required Education: Graduation from an accredited school of perfusion. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing.
Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science in Perfusion or related science.
Preferred Experience: Specific experience in pediatric surgery and ECMO is desired.


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