Cardiovascular Perfusionist I
Alberta Health Services
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Make a difference in the lives of Albertans by joining the team at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, as a Cardiovascular Perfusionist (CP). With the Rocky Mountains in the distance, the City of Calgary has so much to offer. Alberta's largest city boasts easy access to the mountain community of Canmore, Banff, and Banff National Park. There are amenities and activities for people of all ages, and numerous post-secondary options. Discover Calgary's exceptional dining, shopping, or the thriving arts and cultural scene. Cheer on your professional football or hockey team, and check out the facilities at Canada Olympic Park. Foothills Medical Centre (FMC) is Alberta's largest hospital. Providing a full suite of medical services, FMC features a 26-bed intensive care unit, 24-bed cardiac care unit, and 18 operating theatres (including a hybrid OR). FMC houses several medical specialties and has been recognized as an innovative facility, leading the way in many cutting edge procedures and research. Work among some of the foremost experts in healthcare and see where a career at FMC can take you! As a CP, you will perform duties to support cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB); maintain and demonstrate competency in the performance of all responsibilities and regularly participate in the on call schedule. Examples of practice on this team include; Alberta Children's Hospital ECLS program for a non-cardiac pediatric surgery site, minimally invasive mitral valve surgery, minimally invasive Percival valve surgery, TAVI/TEVAR and hybrid TEVAR, perfusion exclusive ECMO coverage, mechanical circulatory support program. The team manages approx. 1400 cases/year. Depending on capacity, opportunities may also be available for professional development and supported mission work.
As a Cardiovascular Perfusionist I, you are responsible for the safe and efficient preparation for and management of cardiopulmonary bypass and related cardiopulmonary support modalities for adult, pediatric and infant patients. You will work in consultation with attending physicians and will administer various anaesthetic and medical gases, other related pharmaceuticals, blood and blood products and various crystalloid solutions.
Completion of an accredited Cardiovascular Perfusion training program. Active or eligible for registration with Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion (CSCP). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Providers (BCLS-HCP).
Regular Full Time
There are currently 2 available full-time positions. If interested, please kindly apply to both before the closing date.
If you have any questions, please kindly contact the Recruitment Advisor noted.
Zoey Del Corro