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Perfusionist

Company: WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency, LLC
Location: South Bend
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Specialty Fields - Reports to the Executive Director, Surgical Services and works in collaboration with the Cardio thoracic Surgeon group. Operates extra corporeal circulation equipment and provides perfusion services during cardiac and cardiovascular surgery, intra-aortic balloon pump services, auto transfusion services and other related patient care.

MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS

MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.

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JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an approved program in perfusion technology from an accredited college, certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or similar accrediting agency or certification-eligible and sufficient clinical experience in perfusion to demonstrate competence in the field.
Knowledge & Skills
Requires an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, physics and sterile techniques.
Requires an in-depth knowledge of the functions, uses and theory behind extra corporeal circulation equipment and auto transfusion devices used in cardiac and cardiovascular surgery.
Requires analytical skills to assess patients condition and assist in planning and organizing the operation of perfusion services.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, families, staff members and physicians.
Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to report appropriate information needed by other health team members.
Working Conditions
Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities.
May be exposed to bio-hazards.
Physical Demands
Requires ability to operate highly technical equipment and manual dexterity and visual acuity to observe and care for patients.
Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk-stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts-wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position-lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

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What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position?

Call coverage Rotating between 2 hospitals Teamwork

What are the nice-to-have skills?

TAVR experience Bentall experience

Minimum 4 years experience

Describe how this position fits in your organization.

Perfusion Manager

What is exciting about this opportunity?

2 established heart programs Great team Skilled surgeons Team-Company Culture Teamwork Respectful and have each others back Organization views employees as their biggest asset Growing system Innovation.

There is a possibility for sponsorship.

No

There is equity in this position.

No

Is relocation available?

Yes, nationwide

This position has direct reports.

No

Work hours are flexible.

No

Keywords: WorkStaff USA Staffing Agency, LLC, South Bend , Perfusionist, Other , South Bend, Indiana

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