Perfusionist - Surgery

Position: Perfusionist - Surgery

Location: McHenry, IL


Perfusionist - Surgery


• Monitor oxygenator, and adjust gas flow as needed.
• Operate centrifugal and roller pumps to maintain adequate cardiac output.
• Monitor blood temperature, O2, CO2, pH, venous saturations; adjust as needed.
• Monitor blood electrolytes, potassium, sodium, and calcium.
• Monitor heparin management of patient while on bypass.
• Chart patients’ vital parameters on perfusion record at regular intervals; communicate to surgeon and anesthesiologist any deviations from the norm.
• Operate cell-salvaging system in the O.R. to retrieve, process, and return shed blood back to patient.

We seek a caring perfusionist with these qualifications.

• CCP or board eligible
• Graduate of an accredited perfusion school; BS desired
• Annual certification with American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion desired, with proof to NMH of that certification in good standing

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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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