Pediatric Perfusionist - Cardiology - Per Diem, Days
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center
October 4, 2018
Long Beach, California
Part Time - Experienced
The Perfusionist performs those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement and/or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient in the Cardiology department at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. The Perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation, and maintenance of the cardiopulmonary bypass and ancillary equipment. The Perfusionist is responsible for the knowledge, operation, and maintenance of a wide variety of technical perfusion equipment utilized in cardiac surgery as well as other circulatory support devices and for close cooperation with the attending physician in extracorporeal perfusion practices. The primary working area is the operating room, however the possibility exists of working in other areas of the Medical Center.
• Bachelor's degree in a related science field. • Graduate of an accredited training program accredited by the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). • Must be certified as a Certified Clinical Perfusioinst (CCP) from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. • A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification is required. • Prior perfusion experience is highly recommended. A working knowledge of cardioplegia delivery systems, IABP, VAD, ECMO is recommended.