Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Perfusionist


Job Number: 375200
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 411004 - CT-Pediatric Cardio Surgery
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health Dallas is actively recruiting a Pediatric Perfusionist at the Faculty Associate level. The candidate will join a team of three experienced perfusionists, and will be involved in a full spectrum of pediatric and congenital surgery including cardiac transplantation, mechanical assist devices, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), adult congenital surgery, and neonatal surgery. The academic appointment provides opportunity for clinical and laboratory research, and supports the pursuit of professional involvement.
Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience, and extensive experience with ECMO and VADs is preferred. Certification through the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and a Texas Perfusionist License will be required.
The Heart Center at Children’s Health Dallas ranks among the top ten busiest pediatric heart transplant programs in the country, and is the only pediatric mechanical assist device program in North Texas. The new state-of-the-art Heart Center facilities include three dedicated cardiac operating rooms adjacent to a 30 bed cardiac ICU, spacious hybrid operating room suites, and a dedicated cardiac MRI.
Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
Please contact:
Robert D.B. Jaquiss, M.D.
Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.