Certified Clinical Adult Perfusionist Oregon Health Sciences University Portland OR

REQUIREMENTS
-Certification by ABCP as a Clinical Perfusionist
-Bachelor's Degree
-1 + Years of experience
-Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Point of Care, Sterile Technique, Data management, VADs, IABP, Autotransfusion, Quality Management, Effective Communication

PREFERRED:
-Master's Degree
-3+ Years of experience

Additional Details

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Must be able to work long hours, evening and weekend call
-Exposure to human tissue and fluids
-Practice universal precautions and handle sharps in a safe and prescribed manner

PHYSICAL DEMANDS EQUIPMENT USAGE:
-Standing: On concrete, vinyl or carpeting continuously up to 4 hours per day and/or intermittently
- Sitting: On a chair or stool, continuously up to 8 hours per day and/or intermittently
- Changing Positions: Intermittently as needed
-Walking: Intermittently up to 8 hours per day on concrete, vinyl or carpeting
-Carrying: Up to 50 pounds (supplies, equipment, books, paper, etc) for intermittent periods and distances
-Lifting: Up to 50 pounds (patients, equipment, supplies, books, etc) intermittently throughout the day
-Pushing/pulling: Up to 50 pounds, intermittently throughout the day
-Bending: From the waist and knees, frequently throughout the day
-Reaching/handling: Fine manipulation, repetitive and gross motor movement requiring full ROM in upper extremities, including overhead reaching
-Twisting: All ROM required for intermittent periods throughout the day
-Climbing: Staircases, intermittently throughout the day

This is a Faculty (1.0) FTE position. Schedule is full time plus call. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is located at the Marquam Hill campus.

Functions/Duties of Position

Adult Perfusionist performs clinical perfusion for OHSU and PVAMC.  Perfusionist must be able to assemble, disassemble and operate the heart/lung machine within the safe scope of established clinical practice; provide total patient support during cardiopulmonary bypass.  The perfusionist lectures on perfusion techniques or topics; participates in teaching Midwestern perfusion students and participates in research/product evaluation activities.  The perfusionist sets up and operates ECMO’s, Cell Savers, IABP, Rapid Infusion Devices and all available perfusion devices which may involve the use of x-rays or fluoroscopy as a diagnostic aid in the procedure.

CONTACT:
Jwana Ibsies MS, CCP
Chief Adult Perfusion
Phone: 503-494-1548
Fax: 503-494-2690
Email: ibsiesj@ohsu.edu

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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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