Position: Cardiovascular Perfusionist
Location: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City, IA
Description: To provide quality clinical perfusion services for adult and pediatric patients during cardiothoracic surgeries, VADs, heart/lung transplants, liver transplants, and mechanical support services. Additionally, the incumbent will provide regional perfusion for cancer chemotherapy, and administer emergency cardiac and other perfusion procedures including ECMO.
•A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required.
•Completion and graduation from CAAHEP accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion required.
•Demonstrated knowledge of, and problem-solving skills associated with job duties/responsibilities.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills required.
•Ability to respond to on-call requirements within 30 minutes.
•Certified or certification-eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Certification must be achieved within 12 months of start date.
•Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required by start date.