Perfusionist

at USA Medical Staff (view profile)
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted April 14, 2021
Category Allied Health - Other
Job Type Full Time

Description

Salary range $ 119,000 - $ 178,000

 

Must-Haves

License elgible as a Perfusionist in the State of Texas.

Board Certification by the American Board of Cardiovasular Perfusion

Graduate of a school of perfustion technology.

Texas Perfusionist license.

Nice-To-Haves

3+ years of Perfusion experience.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a school of perfusion technology

Licenses/Certifications: License eligible as a Perfusionist in the State of Texas ; Board Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion; board eligible after one (1) year of employment

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal  Accountabilities

  • Assembles and operates heart-lung machine for cardiopulmonary bypass on infants, children and adults in a competent manner and according to the age/needs of the patient/population served; cleans and prepares various components of heart-lung machine/other equipment required for open-heart surgery, EMCO, prolonged ventricular assist, auto transfusion, and intra-aortic balloon pumping; maintains inventory of all perfusion related supplies.
  • Monitors perfusion so that adequate records for medical and/or legal study will be available; maintains quality control data for the Gem Stat blood gas analyzer used for cardiovascular and liver cases; prepares lectures for students.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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