Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Comprehensive Care Services is looking for an experienced full-time staff perfusionist with at least 3-5 years experience to join our team that cover two hospitals. New grads are welcome to apply. The caseload consists of CABGs, valves, Aortic cases, and TAVR as well as non-cardiac ATS.
This position involves two hospitals Bronson Methodist Hospital and Borgess Medical Center, they are 3 miles apart, performing approximately 600 adults only Open Heart procedures including TAVRs. You will be joining an experienced team of 5 full time and 1 per diem perfusionist.
Kalamazoo is in southwest Michigan, halfway in between Chicago and Detroit, with an estimated population of 76,000. Kalamazoo is home to division I Western Michigan University, division III Kalamazoo College along with Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Kalamazoo hosts a unique and exciting program, the “Kalamazoo Promise", a pledge by a group of anonymous donors to pay up to 100% of tuition at any of Michigan's state colleges or universities for graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools. Kalamazoo has a great downtown atmosphere with many quaint restaurants, coffee shops and micro-breweries including nationally ranked Bells Brewery. We are home to Stryker Medical world headquarters and Pfizer Pharmaceutical. There are many cultural venues to enjoy also. Lake Michigan, less than an hour away, along with the area's many inland lakes provide countless opportunities for boaters and fishermen. Southwest Michigan is also home to many outstanding and challenging golf courses, miles of single track for the avid mountain biker, and hosts the annual Kalamazoo Marathon for the running enthusiast.
The workload and call will be shared among the staff. Must be willing to work flexible schedules. Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills and communication skills necessary to interact in a professional manner with nursing staff, health care team members, patient and families. Relocation reimbursement may be available to the qualified candidate.