Perfusionist | Surgery Perfusion

Position: Perfusionist | Surgery Perfusion

Location: HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield IL

Description: Selects, assembles, operates, and monitors the heart-lung machine and other perfusion equipment during open heart surgery. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, directs, and coordinates all activities associated with the provision of extracorporeal support and cell saving of assigned patients in accordance with the medical plan and the policies and procedures. Operates extracorporeal circulation equipment during medical procedures requiring support or temporary replacement of patient's circulatory or respiratory functions.

Requirements: Meets educational requirements established in the state of practice. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to all patients/family served; Must be mature and capable of handling stressful emergency situations. Certifications, Licenses and Registrations. Must maintain current certification for continued employment. Licensed in the state of practice-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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