Yale New Haven Health System

  • CARDIO PERFUSIONIST

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    65198
    Department
    CARDIOPERFUSIONIST
    Category
    CLINICAL – ALL OTHER
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    DAY/EVENING
    Work Days
    MON-FRI, WEEKEND CALL
    Work Hours
    7AM-3:30 PM,
    Work Shift
    WEEKEND AND EVENING CALL
    Requisition ID
    2018-18403
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Operates extra-corporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace the patient's cardiopulmonary/, circulatory function and ensures the proper management of physiologic functions by monitoring the necessary variables., Scope of Practice, These duties, upon prescription by a physician and in accordance with hospital policy include, but are not limited to, the safe performance and/or management of:, Extra-corporeal circulation/cardiopulmonary support, Counter-pulsation, Circulatory support/ventricular assistance, Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Blood conservation techniques/auto-transfusion, Myocardial preservation, Anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring/analysis, Physiological monitoring/analysis, Blood gas and blood chemistry monitoring/analysis, Induction of hypothermia/hyperthermia with reversal, Hemodilution, Hemo-filtration/Ultra-filtration, Administration of medications, blood components and anesthetic agents via the extra-corporeal circuit, Documentation associated with described duties, Other duties may include:, Isolated limb/organ perfusion, Electro-physiological analysis, Organ preservation, Dialysis assistance

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Prepares for cardiac and non-cardiac procedures.
      • 1.1 Assesses patient medical status and calculates perfusion requirements (i.e. blood flow, BSA, CI).
    • 2. Conducts perfusion techniques.
      • 2.1 Monitors perfusion procedures and patient status to maintain appropriate patient vital signs, flows, temperature, pressure, etc.
    • 3. Education
      • 3.1 Maintains CCP status through meetings, inservices and publications. Keeps current with new developments in perfusion technology and cardiac surgery.
    • 4. Communication and Interaction
      • 4.1 Works well as a team member, lending assistance when needed.
    • 5. Competency Checklist or In-service Review
      • 5.1 ACT

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Graduation from an accredited cardiopulmonary perfusion program with a masters degree or a bachelors degree. Master's degree preferred.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Preferred two years experience with a bachelor's or master's degree. New grads welcome to apply. Certified or eligible to be certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Connecticut State Perfusion License/ABCP Certified Clinical Perfusionist within one year of hire.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    anatomy and cardio-respiratory systems, specialized medical, mechanical and electronic equipment, medical, clinical and surgical procedures and practices, hospital organization and administrative policies and procedures. Requires analytical, organizational and oral and written communication skills.

     

    Additional Information

    ECMO, VAD, CALL COVERAGE

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