Perfusionist

East Jefferson General Hospital   Metairie, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 9, 2022
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Under administrative direction, the Perfusionist is responsible for the operations in providing perfusion services for EJGH providing all necessary personnel and equipment necessary for cardiopulmonary support during open-heart surgeries and vascular procedures requiring cardiopulmonary bypass. As well as providing support for IABP when necessary. Bachelor's degree; supplemented with completion of at least one year of accredited perfusion program and one year of supervised experience preferably in a perfusion services setting, including pumping perfusion cases preferred. New grads may apply.
 
Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is preferred. Knowledge of perfusion practices and equipment, Knowledge of Surgical procedure and terminology, Interpersonal/human relations skills, written and verbal communication skills, planning skills, budgetary and management skills., ability to be on-call, ability to work within stressful situations, and an ability to exercise sound judgment in complex situations. Must possess effective listening and communication skills. Must be able to function as a team player in an often stressful atmosphere. Must make judgments and decisions regarding patient care in a sometimes distracting environment and within a timely manner. Must set priorities to provide the most effective and efficient patient care, frequently under pressure of multiple, simultaneous activities. Must maintain confidentiality and fulfill HIPPA regulations. 

Work Type: Full-time
Work Shift: Day/Evening