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Perfusionist Perfusion Services Full Time Days Position Summary
Provides Cardiopulmonary Bypass Perfusion services supporting the heart program.
Operates the heart-lung bypass machine or associated extra-corporeal equipment during procedures which require artificial support or temporary replacement of patientâ��s circulatory or respiratory functions. Manages the physiological and metabolic needs of the cardiac surgical patient in collaboration with the surgeon and anesthesiologist during bypass surgery, including interventions during emergency situations. Assesses, implements, and evaluates care for Cardiopulmonary Bypass including review of patient history and medical data, and selection of appropriate equipment for construction of circuit. Administers appropriate medications to support cardiac care of the patient for bypass surgery. Performs appropriate perioperative monitoring in conjunction with perfusion services. Perioperative management of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Impella device or other similar devices. Performs Perioperative autotransfusion (cell saver) for cardiac surgeries. Monitors anticoagulation, electrolyte, acid-base balance and blood-gas composition. Performs point-of-care testing including but not limited to: ACT machine, HMS System Collaborates with team members to ensure optimal patient care. Documents patient care activities for Cardiopulmonary Bypass and associated modalities. Performs equipment safety checks to ensure safety of bypass machine. Complies with standard procedures to maintain optimal operating condition of equipment including preparation, maintenance and cleaning. Participates in blood conservation processes Participates in Quality review of perfusion related services including collection and interpretation of STS data. Provides on-call status to ensure 24/7 coverage for perfusion and autotransfusion services, including standby requests.
THE PERFUSIONIST PERFUSION SERVICES FULL TIME DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Required: Certification from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion; BLS, ACLS
EDUCATION: Required: Bachelorâ��s degree in Science or related field. Graduate of an accredited cardiovascular perfusion education program. Preferred: Masterâ��s degree including clinical training
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: Minimum of two years as a perfusionist Preferred: Minimum of two years as a perfusionist and two years of leadership experience
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105019885
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.