Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 78342
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2023
Operates extracorporeal circulation equipment to provide extracorporeal circulation and cardiopulmonary support.
Work Schedule: Full Time Rotating
Performs assembly, calibration, maintenance, and cleaning of perfusion equipment and circuits.
Provides and documents clinical perfusion care in connection with a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures, including cardiopulmonary support or bypass, autotransfusion, adult and pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ventricular assist devices (VAD), and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP).
Provides extracorporeal therapies for organ functional analysis, procurement and preservation. Requires travel out of state and on small plane transport. Requires rotating call schedule following department guidelines.
Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of perfusion policies, standards, and procedures. May participate in or perform clinical perfusion research. Stays abreast of current and developing advances in field. Participates in the evaluation and selection of new equipment.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
* Certified Clinical Perfusionist
* Basic Life Support
Minimum Required Education:
* Bachelor's degree in related field and graduate of an accredited Perfusionist program.
* State licensure if required by law.
* Certified as a Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).
* Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
* BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
* None required.
* Requires travel out of state and on small plane transport.
* Requires rotating call schedule following department guidelines.
The pay range for this position is: $66.53 - $99.80 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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