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Perfusionist - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Job ID: 156779
Category: Perfusion
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2022
Work Schedule: Days 40 hours per week

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's Department of Perfusion is seeking a Perfusionist
Position Description:
Under the direction of the Perfusion Director, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Providing patient care within the scope of practice of perfusion services
Performing clinical duties which include Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB), Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping (IABP), Autologous Blood Processing, Cardiopulmonary Support (CPS), Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), Rapid Infusion, Hemoconcentration/ Ultrafiltration, Coagulation Monitoring, Blood Gas Analysis, Isolated Limb Perfusion, and Veno-Veno Bypass
Providing safe, clinical perfusion care and providing perfusion practices within the department to meet The Joint Commission, State Health Department and other regulatory agency standards
Working collaboratively with other disciplines in ensuring comprehensive patient care
Evaluating new techniques and, if approved, assisting with implementation of new clinical programs
Evaluating new equipment for clinical applications

Minimum Requirements:
Please apply if you possess these qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree in Perfusion required or Bachelors degree in a science related field and Certificate of completion from an accredited Perfusion program required
PA State Licensed and certification as a perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) or eligible to take the ABCP exams required
Effective verbal and written communication skills required

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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