Perfusionist - Grade 3

Job posted: 16/11/2023
Applications close: 08/12/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 182294

Reference: 182294

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden  Your Horizons

Line up your new Life and career with us!

  • Be at the forefront of Cardiac Surgery/Perfusion innovation working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Be part of a highly trained team providing Perfusion services to Cardiothoracic Surgery and ICU
  • Enjoy working in one of the only Regional Cardiothoracic Surgery centres with exceptional lifestyle opportunities   

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) is means “Tongue of Land”.

  • · Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • · High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • · A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • · Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About the Barwon Health

Barwon Health is the largest health care provider in the Geelong region, and the locality provides for a relaxed regional lifestyle, yet still within easy access to both coastal areas as well as the Melbourne CBD.  We are a teaching hospital that offers career advancement and many project opportunities.  In this vibrant city you can enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle, cultural precincts and fantastic restaurants and cafes.

The cardiothoracic unit performs a wide range of complex cardiothoracic surgical procedures including bypass grafts, valve repair/replacement, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and aortic procedures.  University Hospital Geelong is one of only two Tier 2 ECMO services in the state managing VA, VV and eCPR patients.

The perfusion unit is about to transition to 2 state-of-the-art Liva Nova Essenz Heart Lung Machines.

About the role 

Take on the vital role of overseeing the setup and functionality of the heart-lung bypass machine, along with managing related equipment, during cardiothoracic surgeries and within intensive care settings. Offer perfusion expertise across a diverse range of surgical procedures, encompassing minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Collaborate seamlessly within a multidisciplinary team, contributing to the delivery of advanced ECMO care at a heightened level, including VA, VV, and eCPR modalities, as an integral part of a comprehensive state-wide ECMO service. Contribute to the expansion of a thriving cardiac surgical unit as it continues to grow and evolve.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We also strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe StandardsAbout Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au  noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Perfusionist - Grade 3

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Chris Morley - 0437944103
Sue Brereton - (03) 42151071

Perfusionist - Grade 3