The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Washington is seeking a full-time clinical Perfusionist to join a current staff of eleven. This is a faculty appointment at the rank of Teaching Associate, on a twelve month service period, with an anticipated start date of December 1st or soon thereafter. We are one of the leading providers of services in cardiothoracic surgery in the region.
Perfusionists assist in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Northwest Hospital. The Perfusionist will provide an average of 10 days of call a month.
Perfusionists are responsible for the preparation, and operation of the heart and lung machine for cardiothoracic cases. Our case load includes but is not limited to performing heart, lung and liver transplants as well as CABGs, Valves, PTEs, Aortic Dissections, Complex Adult Congenital Cases and Angio Vac. We stand by for TAVRs and Laser Lead Extractions, provide cell saving services and support for our VAD nurses. We are a busy and growing hospital providing the most advanced cardiovascular care to our patients. Perfusionists are also responsible for OCS and ECLS. Perfusionists also have a clinical instructor teaching role, as we are a clinical site with students rotating through.
Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited School of Cardiovascular Perfusion, and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Must work independently as well as cohesively with other members of the perfusion team, OR staff, and surgeons.
Please provide cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional references.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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