Position: Pediatric Perfusionist
Location: Cincinnati, OH
At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, we are committed to improving the quality of life for every child and bringing the world the joy of healthier kids. We are one of the most respected names in children’s health care. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s No. 3 in the nation in the magazine’s 2019-2020 list of the best children’s hospitals.
With current staff expansion The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking a Clinical Perfusionist to operate, maintain, and utilize circulation technology applications including but not limited to: cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB); left heart bypass; ventricular assist device (VAD); HIPEC; extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); veno-venous by pass for liver transplantation; myocardial preservation; autologous blood recovery/blood conservation; anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring/analysis; physiologic monitoring/analysis; blood gas and chemistry monitoring/analysis; induction of hypothermia with reversal; hemodilution; hemofiltraiton; administration of mediations, blood components and anesthetic agents via the extracorporeal circuit; surgical assisting.
Bachelor’s degree required in an allied health field or equivalent with a strong science background, and advanced training in circulation technology form a CAHEP accredited perfusion training program.
Must be certified or eligible to sit for the certification exam and actively pursuing certification, by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Must attain certification within the first 18 months of employment. ABCP certification must be maintained during the term of employment.