Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Perfusionist for the Cardiac services department at Morristown Medical Center. The shift for the role is mon - fri dayshift. Overnight and weekend call as needed.
Job Functions: 01. Responsible for operating the Heart/Lung machine while safely maintaining patient cardiac output, tissue oxygenation, and hemodynamics during cardiopulmonary bypass. 02. Administers medications and blood components through the extracorporeal circuit. 03. Responsible for drawing blood samples from the extracorporeal circuit and making adjustments to maintain normal blood gas parameters. 04. Maintains adequate anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass. 05. Initiates ECMO and monitors patients while on ECMO. 06. Operates the cell saver. 07. Operates the HIPEC machine and AngioVac circuit. 08. Maintains quality controls for iStat and TEG as well as interpreting results. 09. Works closely with the other members of the operating room team to provide the safest and best possible care to patients undergoing cardiac surgery. 10. Build, maintain, prime and breakdown perfusion equipment, as needed. 11. Assembles and monitors ventricular assist device. Other Tasks Which May be Required: * Identify and lead quality improvement projects. * Leads ECMO training programs and annual competency assessments for perfusion, nursing, providers and others within the hospital. * Enters ECMO data in national registry. * Mentor/training for new perfusion team members and students, where applicable. * Inventory management. * Participates in perfusion and other leadership meetings, as needed.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Graduate of an accredited Perfusion program
Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)
At least 2 years experience as a perfusionist preferred
New Jersey State Perfusion License
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
Able to work in a fast-paced environment along with having good communication skills
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
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