Perfusionist - Operating Room

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Professional Clinical/Allied Health
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2019-R0232369 Requisition #
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: NE > KEARNEY > GOOD SAMARITAN

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

 

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 perfusionist’s 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:

 

 

 

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.

About Us


Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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