Perfusionist - Cardiovascular Institute

Position: Perfusionist - Cardiovascular Institute

Location: Sioux Falls, SD


Performs routine disinfection and sterilization activities on medical instruments, devices and equipment. Enter patient or treatment data into computers. Test patient heart or lung functioning. Ensures that all equipment or related supplies are in proper working order prior to use. Implements corrective actions to handle abnormal situations during CP. Identifies and analyzes issues and problems that occur in CP procedures. Collects and processes autologous blood during CPs, according to diverse requests. Checks physiological parameters to respond to patients' circulatory and respiratory needs during CP. Assists in conducting CPs by operating heart-lung machines.


Graduate from an accredited program and board certification within one year of higher through the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is required.
Certification or board-eligible for certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is required. Maintain requirements for certification through the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is required.


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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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