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Perfusionist | Surgery | Memorial Hospital of South Bend

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
  • Job Code
    192757

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Reports to the Executive Director, Surgical Services and works in collaboration with the Cardiothoracic Surgeon group. Operates extracorporeal circulation equipment and provides perfusion services during cardiac and cardiovascular surgery, intra-aortic balloon pump services, autotransfusion services and other related patient care.
  • MISSION & VISION
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an approved program in perfusion technology from an accredited college, certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or similar accrediting agency or certification-eligible and sufficient clinical experience in perfusion to demonstrate competence in the field.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Requires an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, physics and sterile techniques.
      • Requires an in-depth knowledge of the functions, uses and theory behind extracorporeal circulation equipment and auto transfusion devices used in cardiac and cardiovascular surgery.
      • Requires analytical skills to assess patient's condition and assist in planning and organizing the operation of perfusion services.
      • Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, families, staff members and physicians.
      • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to report appropriate information needed by other health team members.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities.
      • May be exposed to bio-hazards.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires ability to operate highly technical equipment and manual dexterity and visual acuity to observe and care for patients.
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.






Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601

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