Location: Jackson, MS
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, Mississippi is seeking candidates for Peds Perfusionist to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. Please see the position description and requirements below.
The Peds Perfusionist will operate the cardiopulmonary bypass machine in the operating room during open-heart surgery. The Peds Perfusionist will monitor/operate the cell saver, blood gas analyzer, activating clotting time heparin analyzer, and intra-aortic balloon pump during any medical procedure in which it is necessary to artificially support or temporarily replace a patient's circulatory or respiratory functions.
Applicants must meet the minimum certification requirements by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. NALS, PALS, BLS.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Teaching skills
• Leadership skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Supportive of organization/administrative goals and objectives
• Collaboration skills
• Computer skills
• Organizational skills
• Ability to read and interpret scientific data