Full-Time Perfusionist

Position: Full-Time Perfusionist

Location: Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Description: Monitoring and controlling extracorporeal perfusion equipment during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and related procedures on patients of all ages, while under the direction of a physician and in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of practice.

Selecting, assembling and preparing equipment and supplies for assigned cases. Operating and maintaining equipment. Monitoring and evaluating physiologic data and making adjustments in perfusion parameters as needed. Administering prescription drugs, blood products and anesthetic agents through the extracorporeal circuit and inducing specified physiologic conditions, such as hypothermia and circulatory arrest, as ordered by a physician.Assisting with inventory management. Assisting with assigned projects in a collaborative cardiovascular team.

Requirements: Graduated from an accredited Perfusion Training Program, with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Current certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Perfusion Licensure through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experienced‑based knowledge.

The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Perfusion Licensure through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experienced‑based knowledge.

The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

Contact: http://www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities/JobDetail?jobId=2501522

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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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