Job Number: 104532
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: OR PACU
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: OPSEU Local 273
Minimum Salary: 48.8000 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 59.3100
Post Date: Nov 7, 2023, 8:05:45 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External
Our Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) site is the regional centre of excellence in cardiovascular and stroke care. It is home to several key regional referral programs including: burns, interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery, structural heart program, electrophysiology, endovascular treatment, extracorporeal life support (ECMO), neurosurgery, stroke, trauma and vascular surgery.
Our cardiac surgery program is the largest adult cardiac surgical centre in Ontario, completing many types of cardiac surgeries, including complex structural heart reconstructions, thoracic aortic aneurysm repairs, as well as minimally invasive and catheter based percutaneous valve repairs and ROSS procedures.
The Perfusionist is a critical role on the multi-disciplinary surgical team, working collaboratively to enable best patient care. The Perfusionist operates the heart-lung machine and electronic monitoring equipment associated with open heart and cardiovascular surgery. They also support our Provincial ECMO program, consisting of both VA and VV support. They assist with the care and maintenance of present or acquired equipment and supplies, prepares and packages supplies pertaining to heart lung machine and monitoring equipment and performs other such duties as may be assigned.
HHS is pleased to offer a Recruitment & Retention Bonus for Full-Time Perfusionist New Hires:
- Newly hired Perfusionists receive a thirty thousand Canadian dollars ($30,000.00) on recruitment bonus on their first regular pay deposit.
- Newly hired Perfusionists also receive a lump sum payment of seven thousand five hundred Canadian dollars ($7,500.00) at the completion of the first, second, third and fourth full year of service.
- To receive these incentives, the perfusionist commits to continued employment in the Perfusionist position with Hamilton Health Sciences for sixty (60) full months.
Schedule Work Hours
Days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Standby/Call-Back required. For Standby by shifts, it is required to be at the Hospital within 30 minutes.
1. Certified with the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion and/or American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
2. Graduate of an accredited program in Cardiovascular Perfusion Technology
3. Demonstrated excellence in communication skills and working within a multi-discipline team environment
As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.
Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.
Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.
This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment
Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset
If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:
Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement