Position: Staff Pediatric Perfusionist
Location: Birmingham, AL
The Children's Hospital of Alabama is accepting applications for the position of a Staff Pediatric Perfusionist. We are looking for a motivated self-directed perfusionist to join our team of 4 perfusionists. Must be open to change, and willing to research and implement techniques as perfusion technologies evolve, always striving for optimal care.
We perform approximately 300 pediatric pump cases and approximately 50 adult congenital cases per year. We also provide coverage for another 100 non pump cases per year. This position is responsible for providing Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass in the Cardiovascular Operating room as well as congenital perfusion services that include Cardiac ECMO and Ventricular Assist Devices. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited school of Extracorporeal Technology. Applicants must be certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) .
This classification collegially cooperates with other departments working to optimize patient care. The position is responsible for developing new policies and protocols, conducting Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass and its adjunct procedures that are associated in the Cardio-vascular operating rooms, and the care of all congenital patient populations. The perfusion dept is responsible for initiation, rounding and consultation of Cardiac ECMO services, precepts training of ECMO and Ventricular Assist Devices, as well as students from accredited perfusion schools during their rotations at Children’s Hospital of Alabama . .
Children's of Alabama offers Excellent Benefits, Salary that commensurate with years experience.
Contact: Joseph Timpa at Timpaccp@childrensal.org
Three (3) to five (5) years experience in perfusion services preferred. Pediatric , ECMO, and VAD experience preferred but not required.
Contact: Children’s ofal.org