Clinical Perfusionist

Position: Clinical Perfusionist

Location:  San Antonio, TX

Description:

An excellent opportunity exists to work for a government contractor with competitive compensation and work-life balance. Posterity Group is seeking for 2 professional, experienced Clinical Board Cardiac Perfusionist with a Certification in Autotransfusion and 1 Board Certified Surgical First Assistant Certified to perform Conduit Harvesting. Join one of the leading providers of services to loyal veterans who have served our country.

Location:
South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center.
7400 Merton Minter Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78229

Role and Responsibilities:
• Ideal candidate must be a motivated self-starter with great attention to detail and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Provide qualified Clinical Perfusion and/ or Autotransfusion for the Open-Heart Surgery Program services to Veterans. Provides patient care in support, treatment, measurement or supplementation of circulatory system during cardiopulmonary surgical procedures.
• Support the physiological and metabolic needs of the surgical patient so that the surgeon may operate on a still non-beating heart.
• Utilization of the heart-lung machine, as well as its associated components of an oxygenator, filters, reservoirs, and tubing
• Responsible for the circulatory and respiratory functions of the heart-lung machine.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Education:
• Completion of an accredited Allied Health Education Program School of Perfusion Technology program.
• Current certification as a Clinical Perfusionist as recognized by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)
• Must have a minimum of at least two (2) years’ experience as a Clinical Perfusionist
• Experience shall be demonstrated in the following areas: Open heart surgery, autotransfusion, heart-lung machine, membrane oxygenation, left/right heart bypass, intra-aortic balloon pumping and centrifugal ventricular assist device.

Contact: https://easyapply.co/a/c7a6ce33-5ee1-4975-9e12-b55c7e5f2b92

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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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