Perfusionist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Overview CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. Responsibilities PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES The perfusionist is knowledgeable concerning the variety of equipment available to perform extracorporeal circulation functions and is responsible, in consultation with the physician, for selecting the appropriate equipment and techniques to be used. The perfusionist may be administratively responsible for purchasing supplies and equipment, assuring periodic maintenance of same, as well as for appropriate personnel and departmental management. Management duties may include development and implementation of policies and procedures, quality assurance measures and staff development. Education and research are a fundamental part of the perfusionistaposs scope of practice. 1. Participates in the implementation of the established plan of care that meets the needs of the patient. 2. Maintains a professional demeanor with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient information. 3. Contributes to the cohesiveness of the department through teamwork, cooperation and positive behavior. 4. Assures patient safety and comfort by proactively identifying potential hazards in the practice setting. 5. Practices Universal Precautions to protect the patient and health care worker from exposure to blood borne pathogens. 6. Practices departmental policies and procedures. 7. Demonstrates competence in crisis and emergency situations. 8. Makes recommendations regarding cost containment and practices cost efficiency. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Experience Preferred 1 - 2 years (recent) experience as a practicing clinical perfusionist .Consideration given to previous experience in an intensive cardiovascular practice setting. Education Required Graduate of an accredited perfusion training program. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Licensed by the state of Nebraska as a Perfusionist. License must be held in the state services are provided. Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background checkdrug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest andor conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

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