Perfusionist · Cardiovascular Perfusion

Position: Perfusionist · Cardiovascular Perfusion

Location: Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Description: Saint Francis is searching for a Staff Perfusionist. We perform approximately 650 cases per year among 5 cardiac surgeons making Saint Francis, part of the Hoffman Heart Institute, one of the busiest Open Heart Centers in New England. Our Heart Center typically performs 3 cases per day and currently staff for 6 perfusionists. The position is predominantly day shift although evening and night cases routinely occur.  There are on-call duties involved in the position.Responsibilities include setting up, operating, and managing cardiopulmonary bypass equipment and ancillary technical life support equipment required for patients undergoing open-heart surgery. You may also investigate and evaluate new technologies for increased efficiency and improved quality. Qualifications include a B.S. in sciences, CT state licensure, graduation from an accredited perfusion school and at least 2-3 years clinical experience. ABCP Certification or eligibility is required.  The ability to deal with stressful situations, work independently and have effective interpersonal skills a necessity. 

Requirements: B.S. in sciences; graduate of perfusion school.

Experience: 2-3 years of clinical experience.

Certification: ABCP certified or certification eligible.

Skills: The ability to deal with stressful situations, work independently and have effective interpersonal skills a necessity.


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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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