Teaching Associate - Cardiovascular Perfusionist
University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Education
Posted on July 11, 2020
|Department:||Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic|
|Appointing Department Web Address:||https://apply.interfolio.com/74013|
|Job Location:||UW Medical Center - Montlake|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Shift:||Alternate Work Shift|
All Perfusionists shall assist in cardiothoracic surgery at UW Medicine locations. Eighty-five percent of our cases are performed at UWMC-ML. The other fifteen percent are performed at Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Seattle Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA) and UWMC-Northwest (UWMC-NW).
Perfusionists are responsible for the preparation and operation of the heart and lung machine for any 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 AngioVac. We stand by for TAVRs and laser lead extractions, provide cell saving services and support our VAD nurses. Currently, our Perfusionists are also responsible for OCS and ECLS. Our ECLS program is growing, and we are doing ECLS transport. Perfusionist hold the rank of Teaching Associates, as we are a clinical site with medical student, resident and fellow rotations.
Perfusionists will take an average of 10 days of call a month. Perfusionists must lead, teach and be flexible as UW Medicine is a busy and growing academic medical system which provides the most advance care to our patients.
Qualifications and Education:
• 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 perfusionists, the OR staff and surgeons.
Please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/74013