Supervisor of Perfusion - Austin

Position: Supervisor of Perfusion - Austin

Job ID: 166876

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: AUS N ADMIN

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7am - 3:00pm M-F plus call

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s has been expanding in Austin since March 2018, when we opened Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Set to open in 2024, the North Austin Campus will be a 52 bed, 365,000 square foot hospital for children and women. The hospital and its 170,000 square foot adjacent outpatient building will be designed, equipped, and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and women. North Austin facilities include emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms, acute care beds, pediatric, cardiovascular, and neonatal intensive care units, as well as women’s services and a fetal center. Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff, and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Supervisor of Perfusion -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist in ensuring staffing for autotransfusion services in both TCH main campus and the Pavilion for Women To work with the A.D. of circulatory services in managing, maintaining, and teaching all ventricular assist devices to ensure the proper equipment is up to date and ready and to ensure patients and families are supported. To participate in the delivery of high-quality perfusion services, including cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), ECMO support, VAD support, and cell saver procedures in an age-appropriate manner.


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Responsibilities :

  • Actively participates in patient care by practicing as a clinical perfusionist and providing perfusion services, including cardiopulmonary bypass, ECMO, VAD, Cell saver
  • Plans, organizes, and directs perfusion-related staffing and workflow in the absence of the A.D. of circ support, including staff scheduling, call, Daily work assignments, and expectations, Coordination of resources to meet changing patient care needs, Project assignments, Liaison with ECLS Coordinators and Specialists Strategic planning and goal-setting, Liaison with Heart Failure Team, Coordination of resources to meet VAD patient education needs
  • Supervises clinical practice and outcomes of perfusion team and VAD team, addresses issues and problems, and ensures effective training and ongoing improvement, including, Orientation and staff development/teaching. Provides input on employee performance, coaching, and development. Quality improvement activities Teach medical staff and support team about all VAD systems in use at TCH
  • Demonstrates financial accountability for perfusion services through Coordination and maintenance of resources (equipment, supplies, staff) in a fiscally responsible manner, Evaluation of and response to budget-related data reports and initiatives
  • Participates in research, evidence-based practice, and professional presentations/publications - encourages the involvement of staff. Incorporates the most current evidence-based knowledge, technology, and procedures into the team’s everyday practice and protocols


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Required Bachelor's Degree in Science
  • Required CCP - Cert-Cer Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP), 
  • Required LP - Licensed Perfusionist by the State of Texas
  • Required 2 years of Perfusion experience, with a preferred 2 years of Pediatric perfusion experience

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