Perfusionist - Bellingham, WA
We welcome new graduates to apply!!
The Position and Team
We're looking for an experienced perfusionist or strong new grad
to join our team in Bellingham, Washington! The ideal candidate is
excited to learn new procedures and new equipment. This
perfusionist should also be willing to troubleshoot any problem
that could arise.
We want someone that is self-motivated, dependable, and teamwork
oriented. A typical day in this account has a non-call perfusionist
do morning case, while the on-call perfusionist comes in later for
the second case. Most cases are scheduled - there is an occasional
weekend case, but rarely is there a weeknight call. The caseload
consists of CABGs Valves, Circarrest, Asc Ao, VADs on standby for
TAVRs, convergents and lead extraction -all adult only. There are
typically 230 to 320 cases annually, so about 115 per perfusionist.
The two perfusionists work with three surgeons that are all fast
and easy-going. This account does have ECMO, but usually, only two
or three annually.
This is a great account with a moderate work load. You'll be in
a great environment with the opportunity to take on more
responsibility with experience.
Bellingham is right on the water, too! It's a short boat ride
from the San Juan Islands, one hour from the Mt. Baker ski area,
one hour from Vancouver, and only an hour and a half to Seattle.
The climate is mild - with lots of evergreen trees, hiking trails,
biking trails, and lakes for canoeing, you'll always have someone
fun to cross of on your bucket list. Also, being a college town,
you'll be able to test out tons of microbreweries in your new
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical,
intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the
team and company vision. The following competencies are highly
Focused on clinical quality and delivering the absolute best
results for patients.
Ability to adapt and thrive in a high stress environment
Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills are
Proven self-starter who works well independently and as a part
of the OR team.
- Lives the SpecialtyCare Values - Integrity, Teamwork, Sense of
Urgency, and Continuous Improvement.
SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will