Set up and operate heart surgery equipment during surgical procedures. Adjust and monitor equipment functioning to ensure patient safety. Operate heart/lung machine needed for complete or partial cardiopulmonary bypass or in cases of respiratory failure. Perform procedures utilizing the intra-aortic balloon pump, cell saver, ventricular assist devices and other equipment.
Bachelor's degree in a health science field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Graduation from an accredited cardiovascular perfusion training program with certification, for certified position
Knowledge of problem solving methods associated with the equipment, surgery, or patient's condition.
Knowledge of anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, hematology, cardiology and surgery.
Call commitment with a 30 minute response rate.
Certification eligibility (required certification within 2 years of hire date) for non-certified position.
Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations.
Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture.
Day/Evenings, with call.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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Internal Number: 192168
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