Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Perfusion Trainee - Clinical Perfusionist Grade 1
Full-time - 80 hours per fortnight, including an ADO
Fixed-Term until January 2024
Classification code – Grade 1 (AZ1-AZ7)
The Department of Perfusion at the Alfred provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art Perfusion Service in the treatment of cardiac and respiratory diseases, working in close collaboration with the relevant services within the Directorate of Alfred Heart & Lung (Department of Cardiothoracic & Transplantation, Department of Cardiology and Department of Respiratory Medicine) as well as with the Intensive Care and Emergency Departments.
A Clinical Perfusionist is a qualified person who is a trained and experienced in the Physiology, Pharmacology, Technology and operation of extracorporeal perfusion equipment in any medical situation where it is necessary to support or temporarily replace a patients’ cardiopulmonary or circulatory function.
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:
Eligibility for membership of Australian College of Cardiovascular Perfusion requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Applied Science, or recognised equivalent.
Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team in an often-challenging environment, exhibiting initiative, strength of character and facilitative qualities.
Applicants must be prepared for further study leading to a Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Perfusion
This is a three-year position spent at the Alfred Hospital and any other campuses as directed.
Easy public transport access
Enquiries: Mark Mennen, Director of Perfusion on 03) 9076 6524
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Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.