Position: Regional Coordinator
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Description: The Regional Coordinator must be available for extensive regional travel to potential new clients and various Procirca accounts to provide clinical support. The Regional Coordinator will also assure the applicable credentials of all clinical personnel within Procirca.
Responsibilities also include the coordination of clinical support personnel to assure adequate personnel coverage. Supervises, coordinates, provides leadership to and reviews the work of perfusion personnel to assure competence and compliance with established policies.
The Regional Coordinator will be required to work closely with other BioTronics personnel in the development of new accounts, processes and procedures.
In addition to the duties of Regional Coordinator, he/she will be required to perform the duties of a staff perfusionist. A perfusionist performs, under the supervision of technical/medical superiors and according to prescribed procedures, those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient.
A perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation and maintenance of the mechanical heart/lung machine, safety devices and accessory equipment. The perfusionist is responsible for close cooperation and consultation with attending physicians in the extracorporeal perfusion process and for the knowledge, operation and maintenance of a variety of technical perfusion equipment used in cardiac surgery as well as other circulatory support devices.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree Graduate of an accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion (or OJT and current ABCP certification). Minimum 3 years of Clinical Experience as a Certified Clinical Perfusionist. Advanced knowledge /proficiency in perfusion procedures, anatomy, physiology and pertinent equipment. Ability to adapt to change in order to meet the goals of Procirca or institution(s) serviced.
Preferred: General computer skills to include Word, Excel, Power Point and database management