Position: Perfusionist (Pediatrics) - $15,000 Sign On Bonus
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Description: As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.
The Clinical Perfusionist provides extra corporeal patient care services. Provides safe and physiologically adequate body perfusion to patients during surgery requiring either partial or total cardiovascular bypass support. Determines appropriate flow rate of perfusion during surgery. Determines and prepares appropriate equipment to be used for individual procedure. Maintains inventory of amounts of fluids used during procedure.
This position participates in on-call duties, which may include but are not limited to operation and maintenance of:
The heart lung machine in any area of the hospital.
The cell saver machine in Cardiac Surgery and Transplants.
The equipment for Abdominal Hyperthermic Perfusion (HIPEC) procedures.
The equipment for patients receiving advanced cardiovascular life support at all hospitals.
UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
Requirements: Graduate of an Accredited Cardiovascular Perfusion Technology Program. Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or board eligible may also be considered. Five plus years as a Clinical Perfusionist