Perfusionist jobs in the United States

A Perfusionist, also known as a perfusiologist or clinical perfusion scientist, is a healthcare professional who operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine (heart–lung machine) during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient's physiological status. As a member of the cardiovascular surgical team, the Perfusionist helps maintain blood flow to the body's tissues as well as regulate levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood....

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Perfusionist
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Mid City
  • Baton Rouge, LA FULL_TIME
  • JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION:   Performs the functions necessary for the support, treatment or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary circulatory system of patients.  Job is performed for the age population served, as defined in the department’s scope of service.

     

    CRITERIA A:   Everyday Excellence Values - Employee demonstrates Everyday Excellence values in the day-to-day performance of their job.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

    Demonstrates courtesy and caring to each other, patients and their families, physicians, and the community. Takes initiative in living our Everyday Excellence values and vital signs. Takes initiative in identifying customer needs before the customer asks. Participates in teamwork willingly and with enthusiasm. Demonstrates respect for the dignity and privacy needs of customers through personal action and attention to the environment of care. Keeps customers informed, answers customer questions and anticipates information needs of customers.

     

     

    CRITERIA B:   Corporate Compliance  - Employee demonstrates commitment to the Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Guidelines, and the GHS Corporate Compliance Guidelines.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    Practices diligence in fulfilling the regulatory and legal requirements of the position and department. Maintains accurate and reliable patient/organizational records. Maintains professional relationships with appropriate officials; communicates honesty and completely; behaves in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner in all professional contacts.

               

     

    CRITERIA C:  Personal Achievement  - Employee demonstrates initiative in achieving work goals and meeting personal objectives.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    Uses accepted procedures and practices to complete assignments. Uses creative and proactive solutions to achieve objectives even when workload and demands are high. Adheres to high moral principles of honesty, loyalty, sincerity, and fairness. Upholds the ethical standards of the organization.

     

         

    CRITERIA D:  Performance Improvement  - Employee actively participates in Performance Improvement activities and incorporates quality improvement standards in his/her job performance.

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    Optimizes talents, skills, and abilities in achieving excellence in meeting and exceeding customer expectations. Initiates or redesigns to continuously improve work processes. Contributes ideas and suggestions to improve approaches to work processes. Willingly participates in organization and/or department quality initiatives.

     

     

    CRITERIA E:  Cost Management  - Employee demonstrates effective cost management practices.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    Effectively manages time and resources Makes conscious effort to effectively utilize the resources of the organization — material, human, and financial. Consistently looks for and uses resource saving processes.

          

    CRITERIA F:  Patient & Employee Safety  - Employee actively participates in and demonstrates effective patient and employee safety practices.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

    Employee effectively communicates, demonstrates, coordinates and emphasizes patient and employee safety. Employee proactively reports errors, potential errors, injuries or potential injuries. Employee demonstrates departmental specific patient and employee safety standards at all times. Employee demonstrates the use of proper safety techniques, equipment and devices and follows safety policies, procedures and plans.     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:  

      Assembles heart lung machine and ancillary equipment.  

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

    Uses sterile technique according to OR standards. Completes and documents safety checklist accurately. Modifies the E/C circuit as necessary.

    2. Operates heart lung machine and conducts cardiopulmonary bypass.

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

    Complies with OSHA safety standards. Utilizes sterile technique according to OR standards. Constantly monitors and observes the patient’s physiologic parameters making proper adjustments to ensure adequate perfusion of the patient. Determines adequacy of heparinization prior to the initiation of EC bypass; administers additional heparin during bypass as necessary. Draws blood samples and provides point of service testing during bypass according to protocol. Administers blood and blood products during bypass according to protocol. Administers drugs, cardioplegia, and parenteral solutions according to protocol and with proper documentation.         

     

    3. Operates systems and devices used in open heart and other surgical/medical procedures.

     

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

    Sets up equipment and utilizes according to manufacturer’s DFU. Complies with OSHA standards. Utilizes sterile technique according to OR standards. Performs the duties of hemodynamic and cardiac monitoring according to standards when necessary.

    4. Maintains inventory and equipment.

    PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

    Restocks sterile supplies and cleans equipment daily. Inspects equipment for abuse and wear monthly. Takes corrective action to prevent equipment abuse and wear as necessary. Reports equipment and facility problems to appropriate service personnel within 24 hours of occurrence.               

    Performs all other duties as required.

    SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

    Certification with American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusionists and Louisiana Perfusionist License or qualified for a Louisiana Perfusionist reciprocity licensure, with Louisiana Perfusionist license obtained within 3 months of employment.

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Perfusionist
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
  • Phoenix, AZ FULL_TIME
  • Why Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also ...
  • 6 Days Ago

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Perfusionist
  • SpecialtyCare
  • Clearwater, FL FULL_TIME
  • Perfusionist: Heart of the Operation We are offering a $15,000 Bonus for this opportunity! We are seeking an experienced Perfusionist to join our SpecialtyCare team in Largo, FL (Clearwater, FL). This...
  • 6 Days Ago

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PERFUSIONIST
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX FULL_TIME
  • Why UT Southwestern? With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and res...
  • 7 Days Ago

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Perfusionist
  • Odell Medical Search / Odell & Associates
  • Pasadena, CA FULL_TIME
  • Hospital in the Pasadena California area is seeking a Perfusionist to join our talented team of 8 perfusionist and 7 surgeons.PositionWe continue to expand our footprint in California! We have a fanta...
  • 8 Days Ago

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Perfusionist
  • Duke University
  • Durham, NC FULL_TIME
  • At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discov...
  • 9 Days Ago

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Travel Perfusionist - $6,842 per week
  • Hiring Now!
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Aureus Medical Group - Cardiopulmonary is seeking a travel Perfusionist for a travel job in Falls Church, Virginia. Job ...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Medical Technician - Full Time - Ambulatory at Northern VA
  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Fairfax, VA
  • In collaboration with the Registered Nurse, under the direction of the Attending Physician and Clinic Operations Manager...
  • 6/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Perfusionist - $66-115 per hour
  • Hiring Now!
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Perfusionist for a job in Falls Church, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specia...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Perfusionist - $66-115 per hour
  • Hiring Now!
  • Arlington, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Perfusionist for a job in Arlington, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Perfusionist - $66-115 per hour
  • Hiring Now!
  • Dunn Loring, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Perfusionist for a job in Dunn Loring, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Special...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Perfusionist - $66-115 per hour
  • Hiring Now!
  • Annandale, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Perfusionist for a job in Annandale, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements Specialty...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care - $36-54 per hour
  • Hiring Now!
  • Dunn Loring, VA
  • Inova Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Acute Care for a nursing job in Dunn Loring, Virginia. Job Descri...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Travel Vascular Interventional Technician - $2,383-2,746 per week
  • Hiring Now!
  • Dulles, VA
  • AMN Healthcare Allied is seeking a travel Vascular Interventional Technician for a travel job in DULLES, Virginia. Job D...
  • 6/12/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Perfusionist jobs
$126,626 to $176,592