Director, Perfusion Service, Center for Cardiovascular Sciences

Location: Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester, MN

Description: Lead the talented Perfusion Team of the prestigious Mayo Clinic! Primarily works in the cardiac surgery operating room to provide cardiopulmonary bypass support on adult and/or pediatric open-heart cases. Responsible for the operation of extra-corporeal circulation equipment during surgical and medical situations, primarily cardio pulmonary by-pass surgery. Responsible for appropriate selection of equipment and techniques to be used, and to ensure the safe management of physiologic functions. Follows established perfusion protocols relating to patient demographics, surgical procedure, and situation. Responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of patient care, including personnel and fiscal activities on a 24 hour unit. Develop and maintain care delivery systems and a team to meet patient care needs. Establish a plan for the delivery of quality care in Perfusion Services, including development of perfusion protocols and participation in research efforts. Maintain a staffing plan and schedule that meets patient and unit needs. Maintain an active role with the capital equipment process. Responsible for competency assessment system for staff and coordination of ongoing training for Perfusionists. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Contributes to the professional image of Cardiac Surgery by promoting clinical research and teaching, and implementation of new techniques and equipment.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; supplemented with three (3) years of related perfusion experience. Graduate of a Perfusion Technology Program accredited by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Minimum of two years management experience required. 

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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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