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Department: Operating Room
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: varies
Hours: 40+
Req Number: 8477
Job Details:
  • POSITION TITLE: Cardiac Perfusionist

    CLASSIFICATION:        GRADE:

    MISSION STATEMENT:

    We are passionate healers dedicated to honoring the Sacred in our sisters and brothers.

    VISION:

    To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

    CORE VALUES:

    In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing: Compassion through our kindness, concern and genuine caring, Reverence in honoring the dignity of the human spirit, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being and speaking the truth.

    RELATIONSHIP-BASED CAREGUIDING PRINCIPLES:

    Caring and healing practices are found in relationships, communication and the hospital setting. Patients are actively involved in their care and experience a therapeutic relationship with the caregiver.

    Patient care is designed to meet patient and family needs while taking into account the unique needs of each patient. These values are consistent in practice and include patient advocacy, safety and education.

    Teamwork promotes clinical excellence and is rooted in effective communication, accountability and continuity of care and respect for co-workers.

    Caring leaders create an environment in which caring relationships happen. These leaders emerge from all levels of the network helping to create a shared vision reflecting the mission, vision, and values of St. Joseph’s.

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the direction of the cardiac surgeon, sets up and maintains the heart lung machine and monitors the patient during open heart surgical procedures. Provides technical and clinical support to the perioperative care team.

    EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

    Graduate of an accredited school of perfusion and board certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. If not a certified cardiac perfusionist, eligible for certification, certification to be obtained prior to granting permanent employment.

    Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise. Completes population specific competency annually on populations served as identified in scope of care and services.

    SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Demonstrates manual dexterity and ability to handle mechanical equipment and instruments.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:

    OSHA Category I. Hazards include risk of exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and risk of physical injury. Intermittent to regular exposure to unpleasant physical condition, occasional to regular exposure to situations that could cause moderate to serious injury or illness. Job related tasks involve the potential for mucous membrane contact or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Moderate pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, standing, walking, stooping and reaching.

    WORK CONTACT GROUP:

    Patients, employees, cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists and operating room staff.

    SUPERVISED BY:

    Cardiac Surgery Section Chief and Director of Surgical Services.

    SUPERVISES:

    None

    CAREER PATH:

    Unspecified

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