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Perfusionist (Certified)

Requisition ID: 323242 

Position Number: 20069156

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Work Location: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Perfusion Staff 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Nights;Weekends;Standby coverage as required, On Call

Daily Hours Worked: 8.00

Annual Base Hours: 2080

Salary: $39.321, $40.762, $42.237, $43.792, $45.363

NOTE:In addition to the base salary, perfusionist receive the following hourly compensation : recruitment allowance $4.96, retention allowance $4.96


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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Manager of Respiratory Therapy and Perfusion, and clinically on a daily basis the Operating Surgeon and Anaesthetist, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values, and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface Hospital, the STAFF PERFUSIONIST, is responsible for setting up, operating and dismantling heart-lung machine and related equipment; providing instruction for Perfusionist Students, and general orientation for other health care professionals in regard to the basics of Cardiac Surgery requiring the use of CPB and/or other relevant equipment; and performing other related duties as assigned.   


  • Previous perfusion experience an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an Accredited Cardiovascular Perfusion Program.


  • Certified by the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion or Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to interact well with health care professionals at all levels.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Adapts readily to various types of clinical situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with technical problems that may arise.
  • Mature, professional manner.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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