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Having been to this hospital, worked a brief locums gig, and met the staff, I can tell you that this is a fantastic opportunity! The people are great, and hospital is amazingly friendly.
Madison is an awesome place to live, go to school, and raise a family. There are few opportunities you will find, that match this one. Yes I’m biased, but I have seen many many programs- and this is truly a great one!
A full time position for a perfusionist has come available at Meriter Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin.
Experienced Perfusionists and New Grads are encouraged to apply.
This is an adult practice, and a fantastic place to work.
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2012, Madison had an estimated population of 240,323, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States.
In 1996 Money magazine identified Madison as the best place to live in the United States. It has consistently ranked near the top of the best-places list in subsequent years, with the city’s low unemployment rate a major contributor.
The main downtown thoroughfare is State Street, which links the University of Wisconsin campus with the Capitol Square, and is lined with restaurants, espresso cafes and shops. Only pedestrians, buses, emergency vehicles, taxis, delivery vehicles and bikes are allowed on State Street.
On the other side of the Capitol Square is King Street, which has more upper-end restaurants and cafes than on the more student-budget State Street.
On Saturday mornings in the summer, the Dane County Farmers’ Market is held around the Capitol Square. This market attracts numerous vendors who sell fresh produce, meat, cheese, and other products. On Wednesday evenings, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra performs free concerts on the capitol’s lawn.
The Great Taste of the Midwest craft beer festival, established in 1987 and the second longest running such event in North America, is held the second Saturday in August. The highly coveted tickets sell out within an hour of going on sale in May.
Madison is host to Rhythm and Booms, a massive fireworks celebration coordinated to music. It begins with a fly-over by F-16s from the local Wisconsin Air National Guard. This celebration is the largest fireworks display in the Midwest in length, number of shells fired and the size of its annual budget.
During the winter months, sports enthusiasts enjoy ice-boating, ice skating, ice hockey, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, and snowkiting. During the rest of the year, outdoor recreation includes sailing on the local lakes, bicycling, and hiking.
Madison was named the number one college sports town by Sports Illustrated in 2003. In 2004 it was named the healthiest city in America by Men’s Journal magazine. Many major streets in Madison have designated bike lanes and the city has one of the most extensive bike trail systems in the nation.
About the Position:
- Caseloads include primarily Adult Open Hearts, occasional ECMO, and VADS along with Point-of-Care testing, IABP transport, Auto-transfusion and some PRP.
- Graduate of perfusion program.
- On the job training is also acceptable if the Perfusionist is able to obtain state licensure.
- Current licensure or ability to obtain licensure as a perfusionist in the State of Wisconsin.
- Must be able to perform all functions necessary for the support, treatment,measurement or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of the patient. Strong computer skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Clean, sterile and aseptic technique.
- Interested Perfusionists should go to the link below and fill out an application:
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