Lead Perfusionist

Position: Lead Perfusionist

Location: New Orleans, LA - Ochsner Health System

Description: New Orleans based, Ochsner Health System is seeking a Lead Perfusionist to lead a system based team & work closely with the ECMO Manager to assist in the development & advancement of the ECMO program & achieve national ECMO recognition.

  • Run daily operations of perfusion on several campuses
  • Trains new employees to department standards and to call availability
  • Evaluates and implements new and progressive ECMO equipment and techniques as they become available
  • Organizes and maintains all department equipment and reference literature to assure its proper availability, function, and arrange for solutions to problems

Requirements:  Required - Bachelor's degree in Perfusion Technology

  • Required - 5 years clinical experience including adult and pediatric perfusion, extensive ECMO and cardiac assist device experience.
  • Required -  Certified by The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
  • Current License as a Perfusionist issued by The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Experience working as a team member in order to deliver a high level of patient care, working with and maintaining confidential information, and working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

Contact: Julie Little | Jlittle@ochsner.org | https://ochsner.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=059673&lang=en

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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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