Location: Health Sciences Centre
CARDIOVASCULAR PERFUSION TECHNOLOGIST (CARDIOVASCULAR PERFUSIONIST) * Revised *
Perioperative Program - Operating Room
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour shifts; days, weekends; on call required; must report to work within 30 mins when on call) Salary competitive salary; $10,000 signing bonus, non-pensionable market differential of $28,431 and relocation assistance. Competition Number 2022004097 Posted Date 19 August 2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
The Cardiovascular Perfusionist is responsible for the safe and efficient preparation for and operation of Cardiopulmonary Bypass machinery, cell salvage devices, extra corporeal life support, ventricular assist devices, and other related equipment in the operating room setting and as needed, in various critical care areas. The perfusionist has a direct role in the safety and well-being of the patient. Work is performed as part of the operating-room team and/or in an independent manner.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly requires physical exertion and handling, moving, pushing or pulling objects between 10 - 15 lbs and occasionally required to support, lift or move patients/objects up to 30 lbs.
Regularly required to work in awkward cramped positions (bending/kneeling/stretching) and constantly standing and moving about.
Regularly pushes and pulls objects using light to medium forces and stands and walks.
Regularly requires visual concentration to give medications, read orders/referrals, patients' charts/document, observe and treat patients combined with time pressures and deadlines.
Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent is required.
Graduation from a recognized/accredited program for cardiovascular perfusion is required.
Current and continuing certification as a member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusionists is required.
Previous work experience as a Cardiac Perfusionist is an asset.
Specialized knowledge of extracorporeal physiology and mechanics.
Demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills, ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext. 5-2 immediately.
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.