Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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Operates extracorporeal circulation equipment to provide extracorporeal circulation and cardiopulmonary support.
- Performs assembly, calibration, maintenance, and cleaning of perfusion equipment and circuits.
- Provides and documents clinical perfusion care in connection with a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures, including cardiopulmonary support or bypass, autotransfusion, adult and pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ventricular assist devices (VAD), and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP).
- Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of perfusion policies, standards, and procedures.
- May participate in or perform clinical perfusion research. Stays abreast of current and developing advances in field. Participates in the evaluation and selection of new equipment
- Requisition # 68025
- Department - OR
- 80 hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
- Shift - Flex
- Bachelor's degree in related field and graduate of an accredited Perfusionist program.
- State licensure if required by law. Certified as a Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
- Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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