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Cardiovascular Perfusionist in Spartanburg, SC at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/17/2019

Job Description

 

Position Summary:

The Certified Cardiovascular Perfusionist performs those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of the patient.  The Certified Cardiovascular Perfusionist is skilled and qualified by academic and clinical education, who directs and supervises the maintenance, set-up and operation of the heart-lung machine, physiologic monitoring instrumentation, and the related ancillary equipment employed in cardiac surgical procedures under the clinical direction of a Cardiothoracic surgeon.  Ability to provide autotransfusion services to promote blood conservation.

Education/Experience requirements:

•         BA/BS degree; evidence of commitment to continued education

•         Graduate of an accredited perfusion program (prefer 6+ years of experience as a Certified Cardiovascular Perfusionist)

•         Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusionists (ABCP)

 

Other requirements:

•         Knowledge of blood product conservation methods

•         Ability to provide autotransfusion services

•         Ability to operate and/or direct the operation of intra-aortic balloon pumps during and after insertion

•         Ability to manage equipment, materials, and supplies related to the provision of the service

•         Expert knowledge of infection prevention techniques

•         Call responsibilities as assigned