Perfusionist

Position: Perfusionist

Location: Mobile, AL

Description: 

We are hiring for a Perfusionist to work in our Perfusion Department at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.

Schedule: Full Time-Day Shift

The applicant would complete our team of three perfusionists. We currently perform 250-300 hearts per year, all adults, at a community-based hospital. These include CABGs, valves, and aneurysms. We are also responsible for IABPs and the open-heart lab (HMS, IStat). We offer benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 403b. Call would be split three ways, and normal working hours would be 6:30-3:00. We have a wonderful work-life balance and are located 30 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.

Why Join Providence?
Founded in 1854 by the Daughters of Charity, Providence Hospital is a 349-bed comprehensive healthcare facility for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services.

More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

What you will do:
As a Perfusionist, you will have the opportunity to operate extracorporeal circulation equipment during procedures requiring artificial support or the temporary replacement of circulatory or respiratory functions.

Responsibilities:
-Prepares for procedures by performing patient assessment.
-Performs perfusion and other procedures including the monitoring of the patient's anticoagulation, electrolyte, acid-base and blood-gas status throughout procedures and takes appropriate action to resolve imbalances.
-Performs assembly, maintenance, cleaning, and calibration of equipment and maintains adequate supplies.
-Provides proper documentation of assessments, activities, and procedures.

Requirements: 

High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Required Credential(s):
-BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
-Certified Perfusionist credentialed from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) obtained within 15 Months (1 1/4 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

Contact: https://jobs.ascension.org/jobs/4224135-perfusionist

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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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