Position: Pediatric Perfusionist
Location: St. Louis, MO (Cardinal Glennon Medical Center)
Description: Under general supervision, sets up and operates heart/lung machines to take on the functions of patient's organs while in surgery. Operates equipment to produce bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood temperature, balance, or content. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent. In addition, a Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) credential is required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision.
Requirements: Graduate of an approved perfusion program. Must be certified, or eligible for certification, by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion, and must obtain licensure from the Missouri Board of the Healing Arts. 3-5 years’ experience or completing program while working under the supervision of certified Perfusionist. Special Qualifications: BLS
Contact: Tara LaMartina - Tara.LaMartina@SSMHealth.com