At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. It's in major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And, it's in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Cardiovascular Surgery Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Perfusionist - Cardiovascular Surgery will be responsible for:
Monitoring and controlling extracorporeal perfusion equipment during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and related procedures on patients of all ages, while under the direction of a physician and in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of practice.
Selecting, assembling and preparing equipment and supplies for assigned cases.
Operating and maintaining equipment.
Monitoring and evaluating physiologic data and making adjustments in perfusion parameters as needed.
Administering prescription drugs, blood products and anesthetic agents through the extracorporeal circuit and inducing specified physiologic conditions, such as hypothermia and circulatory arrest, as ordered by a physician.
Assisting with inventory management.
Assisting with assigned projects in a collaborative cardiovascular team.
To qualify, you must have:
Graduated from an accredited Perfusion Training Program, with a Master's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
Current certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Perfusionist licensure through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based knowledge.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) retirement savings plan, cash-value pension plan, tuition reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.