Position: Perfusionist

Location: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Description: Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH), known for being one of the largest pediatric medical providers in the United States, we proudly provide world-class medical care to children and families throughout Arkansas and surrounding areas. Our Perfusion team are Champions for Children and we are currently recruiting to add another champion to our team!

Why is it a great place to work?

ACH is located in Little Rock which is the central point of Arkansas.  Working/living in Little Rock puts you within a few hours to just about everything you could want/need.  We have a growing airport that allows you to fly anywhere, we are a few short hours from the Ozark Mountains and many crystal clear lakes.  Numerous outdoor activities are available locally; hiking trails, mountain biking, road biking, etc.  ACH is a teaching facility following patients with heart disease from fetal diagnosis through adulthood.  Surgical cardiac care spans the full spectrum including complete repairs, palliative surgeries, ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation.

What’s different about ACH Perfusionist team compared to other hospitals?

With safety as our number one priority, ACH ensures adequate staffing per case.  The ECMO team for ACH has its own department, separate from perfusion.

Arkansas Children’s is driven by four core values:  safety, teamwork, compassion and excellence. These values inform every decision and every action, from the aggressive pursuit of zero hospital infections to treating each family with dignity, kindness and concern. These core values fundamentally guide our work at Arkansas Children’s.  For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond. Today, Arkansas Children’s is more than just a hospital treating sick kids – our system includes two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, clinics, education and outreach, all with an unyielding commitment to making children better today and healthier tomorrow.

ACH offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university.  Perfusionist License: (AR) (Candidate must possess at time of hire).


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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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