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Perfusionist

Company: Beacon Health System
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus Available & RelocationJOB SUMMARYReports to the Executive Director, Surgical Services and works in collaboration with the Cardiothoracic Surgeon group. Operates extracorporeal circulation equipment and provides perfusion services during cardiac and cardiovascular surgery, intra-aortic balloon pump services, autotransfusion services and other related patient care.MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALSMISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.JOB SPECIFICATIONSEducation and ExperienceThe knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an approved program in perfusion technology from an accredited college, certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or similar accrediting agency or certification-eligible and sufficient clinical experience in perfusion to demonstrate competence in the field.Knowledge & SkillsRequires an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, physics and sterile techniques.Requires an in-depth knowledge of the functions, uses and theory behind extracorporeal circulation equipment and auto transfusion devices used in cardiac and cardiovascular surgery.Requires analytical skills to assess patient's condition and assist in planning and organizing the operation of perfusion services.Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, families, staff members and physicians.Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to report appropriate information needed by other health team members.Working ConditionsWorks in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities.May be exposed to bio-hazards.Physical DemandsRequires ability to operate highly technical equipment and manual dexterity and visual acuity to observe and care for patients.Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.E. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.Location: Beacon Health System - Perfusion ServicesSchedule: Full-time, Day, Monday-Friday flex hours and call coverage

Keywords: Beacon Health System, Fort Wayne , Perfusionist, Other , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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