Staff Perfusionist/Clinical Instructor: Baylor, Houston
- Do you want to work in a highly functional team?
- Do you want to be more involved in research?
- Do you hate being on call all the time?
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, home of the world famous Texas Heart Institute, is looking for applicants for our soon-to-be-open staff perfusionist position. Call is shared evenly among ALL team members, from new grad up to chief.
Our team boasts solid pay, a good work-life balance (average call burden is 3 out of 14 days), and ample opportunities to develop outside the OR (Baylor St. Luke’s employees have won the last two Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion presentation of the year awards).
Our case load is diverse and challenging, from easy AVR’s to complex aortic aneurysms. Our team also has the opportunity to work in our research lab, conducting CPB for new LVAD and stem cell therapies, and of course, being the home of the legendaryTexas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology, we work closely with the next generation of perfusionists.
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About the Position:
- Our case load is diverse and challenging, from easy AVR’s to complex aortic aneurysms. Our team also has the opportunity to work in our research lab, conducting CPB for new LVAD and stem cell therapies, and of course, being the home of the legendaryTexas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology, we work closely with the next generation of perfusionists.
- All levels of experience considered.
- Applicants must be board certified or board eligible, and new grads are welcome to apply.
- All candidates will be considered and all applications will be held in strict confidence.
- Please send resume’s to firstname.lastname@example.org
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