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Cardiovascular Perfusionist

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Job Title: Cardiovascular Perfusionist
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $46.06 - $50.37 per hour
Hours: 0800-1600, Monday to Friday
Reference#: 090321-eto


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the established mission, vision, values, objectives and policies of the organization, the position works under the direct clinical supervision of the Anaesthesiologist and the Surgeon and provides technical support in the direct application of extracorporeal perfusion techniques. Monitors physiological responses of patients undergoing open-heart surgery. Ensures effective and safe patient care. Demonstrates expertise and leadership in perfusion practice. Operates, prepares and maintains perfusion equipment. Maintains and advances clinical competence. Participates on designated Hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

 

Canada’s second largest hospital, home to 24 OR theatres (2.5 cardiac) and British Columbia’s designated Trauma Centre, the hospital expects to perform over 800 open heart procedures, 1000 cell saver procedures; 70 IABP, ECMO and lung transplantation and da Vinci robot procedures. We employ the Sorin S5s heart lung machines; MaquetHCU-40 heater-coolers; Sorin Xtra Blood Recovery Systems, in-line CDI blood-gas monitoring and Radiometer ABL90 blood gas analysis. We are also an approved clinical training site for Cardiovascular Perfusion Interns.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience


Knowledge & Abilities:


The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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