Perfusionist CV Surgery

Position: Perfusionist CV Surgery

Location: Rochester, MN

Description: As the Perfusion Department at Mayo Clinic continues to expand and add surgical staff to accommodate department growth, we invite you to consider joining the Mayo Perfusion team during this exciting time!

Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect as we work together to provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.
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.

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; supplemented with three (3) years of related experience preferred. Graduate of a Perfusion Technology Program accredited by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Familiarity with the use of Centrifugal Pumps, Ventricular Assist Devices, and ECMO. Knowledge of Pediatric and Adult clinical perfusion; experience or interest in pediatrics is desired.

Knowledge of perfusion practices and equipment. Knowledge of surgical procedures and terminology. Strong interpersonal/human relations skills.

Ability to work under stressful situations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in complex situations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to be to work unpredictable hours, rotating shifts and on-call schedule.
Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion required. New graduates required to successfully obtain certification within one year of hire.

Contact: Jodi Clifton, Recruiter -

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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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