Perfusionist

Position: Perfusionist

Location: Richmond, VA

Description: 

The chief objective of this position:
Maintains life-support functions during cardiopulmonary bypass for those patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Provides additional cardiac support for patients undergoing radiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures related to cardiac disease. Assists in preservation of hemodynamic stability through blood conservation/salvage/infusion for those patients undergoing both scheduled and emergency surgery for cardiac as well as other surgical specialties.

Requirements:

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

Current American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion certification or eligible*
*If not certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion must obtain within 1 year of hire date into position
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion certification
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent


Education/training REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited perfusion program

Contact: susanne.acosta@vcuhealth.org

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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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