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SCHEDULE: Full-time

Adult Perfusionist
Medical City Healthcare
Full Time

Applies, and provides quality circulatory and extracorporeal technology techniques in the operating room and throughout the organization for patient care. This technology includes but is not limited to: cardiopulmonary bypass; autologous blood recovery/blood conservation, platelet gel, ventricular support; left heart bypass; intra-aortic balloon pumping; cardiopulmonary assist; extra corporeal membrane oxygenation; counter pulsation; myocardial preservation; anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring/analysis; induction of hyper/hypothermia with reversal; hem dilution; hemofiltration; administration of medications, blood components and anesthetic agents via the extracorporeal circuit; organ preservation and surgical assisting.
Serves in the role of educator to various groups regarding services rendered and care for patients requiring cardiovascular perfusion. Responsible for ordering, stocking and maintaining organization and inventory of perfusion supplies. Other duties as assigned.


-Three to five years

-Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
-Strong science background and advanced training in circulation technology from a CAHEP accredited program OR Graduate of Perfusion Training program prior to 1980.

Must be certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and/or the Internal Board of Clinical Technologies (must be completed within 1 year of hire - new graduates).
Licensed Perfusionist by the Texas Dept. of Health (must be completed within 1 year of hire- new graduates).
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) provider.
Advanced principles and techniques of circulation technology.
Interpersonal skills necessary to work with physicians, hospital employees, patients, family members, and community professionals.
Must possess exceptional critical thinking skills and deal with extreme pressure and stress.

-Category II - Indicates intermediate risk job classifications in which some employees have occupational exposure, depending on the task they are performing. Normally, their job tasks do not involve the exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials but occasionally they may be required to perform an exposure task as a condition of employment.

-Light Work: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs.
-Works in an office environment and may involve periods of prolonged sitting at a computer
-Typical work hours can vary depending on workload and deliverables

About Medical City Healthcare:
Medical City Healthcare is one of the regions largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 14 hospitals, 7 off-campus emergency rooms, more than 50 ambulatory sites, more than 7,000 active physicians and 15,000 employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

As part of HCA (NYSE: HCA), we lead the industry in putting patients first. Our physicians, staff and hospital leaders are committed to offering patients and their families hope and healing through quality care and advanced technology. To that end, we work every day to ensure an environment where our physicians provide strength, expertise and experience, and our partners are entrusted to act with absolute integrity.

Medical City Healthcare is committed to providing excellent care that is convenient and accessible. Our focus on patient safety and quality is grounded in evidence-based medicine and is delivering better outcomes for our patients every day. As part of our continuous quality improvements, Medical City Healthcare benchmarks our rankings in emergency department wait times, door-to-balloon times and key service line indicators as reported by CMS.

Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.

Associated topics: cardiologist, cardiology, cardiovascular, chf, congestive, electrophysiology, failure, heart, hhp, invasive

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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