The Main Operating Room delivers patient care through provision and management of capital supplies, instrumentation and technological support as well human resources in collaboration with medical and paramedical staff to effectively manage patients undergoing elective, urgent, and emergent surgical intervention.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 08/09/2020 Salary Range : $85.25 to $112.30 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Per Diem Percentage of Time : N/A Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Main Hospital City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : No
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Clinical perfusionists are members of the open-heart surgery team, working primarily in cardiac operating theatres, as part of a team which includes cardio-thoracic surgeons, anesthetists, cardiologists, healthcare scientists working in cardiac sciences, theatre nurses and operating department practitioners. Under supervision, incumbents perform advanced operational duties and are assigned the most difficult cases requiring special training, such as neonatal and pediatric cases; and perform the normal range of duties outlined in the series concept. Incumbents may participate in equipment evaluation and procurement; maintain records pertaining to equipment use and maintenance; participate in research programs involving testing, and evaluation of experimental techniques and equipment; participate in formal training programs and perform the normal range of duties outlined in the series concept. As assigned by the Supervising Perfusionist, and according to the prescribed standards, incumbents perform those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, and/or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient. The Senior Perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection. preparation, operation, and maintenance of the cardiopulmonary bypass and ancillary equipment. The Sr. Perfusionist is responsible for the knowledge, operation, and maintenance of a wide variety of technical perfusion equipment utilized in cardiac surgery as well as other circulatory support devices, and for close cooperation with the attending physician in extra-corporeal perfusion practices. The primary working area is the operating room, but incumbents are expected to provide patient support in many areas throughout the hospital.
Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Education and Experience.
Successfully completed a course of study at an accredited school of perfusion.
Current certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is required and must be maintained
Demonstrated relative experience is required.
Knowledgeable of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and chemistry as it relates to the patient undergoing CPB, ECMO, transplantation, autotransfusion, and rapid infusion, ventricular assist, and IABP.
2 years' experience preferred.
Sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (ladder, steps) and reaching
(overhead, extensive, repetitive).
Physically able to lift at least 25 pounds.
Physically ability to push/pull > 1001bs.
Physical strength to assist in moving and/or lifting patients and surgery equipment.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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