Kettering Health Network

Perfusionist (FT - Varied Shifts / 8's) Kettering Health Main

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/10/2022 11:59 PM)
Job ID
2022-35260
Job Category
Perfusionist
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
Varied Shift
# of Openings
1
FTE
80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0

Overview

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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

 

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Responsibilities & Requirements

Aseptic technique:   Follows the appropriate technique as defined by LRMC for the hand scrub.   Initiates correction action when a break in technique occurs.   Inspects/maintains sterility of supplies/trays.   Protects integrity of the sterile field.

 

  • Surgery Participation – Consults with surgeon regarding type of procedure to be performed and any required modification to the extracorporeal circuit, equipment or methods to be employed.   Assembles, primes, circulates and tests the extracorporeal circuit prior to initiation of heart/lung bypass.  Monitors and observes the operation of the heart/lung machine and the patient’s physiologic parameters during extracorporeal circulation, making adjustments as required maintaining adequate perfusion.    Administers medications and/or blood products to the patient via the heart/lung machine, in consultation with the attending surgeon or anesthesiologist.    Obtains patient specimens at appropriate times during the surgical procedure for laboratory analysis.   Disassembles the extracorporeal circuit at the completion of heart/lung bypass, appropriately disposes of single use items and cleans equipment.
  • Participates in physiological monitoring – Directs/assists in the set-up testing and operation of physiologic monitoring instrumentation used for cardiac surgical procedures, i.e. blood pressure and electrocardiogram monitors, blood coagulation test devices, cardiac output computers, blood flow-meters, temporary cardiac pacemakers, defibrillators, intra-aortic balloon pumps, etc.
  • Safety practices – Able to follow safety standards according to established guidelines, i.e. lifting, equipment, universal precautions, OSHA guidelines.   Maintains a safe patient environment by reporting faulty equipment, cleans and sterilizes instrumentation per procedure.  

 

Job Requirements

 

Educational requirements:  

 

Perfusionist shall have broad education training in cardiovascular perfusion generally obtained by successful completion of an accredited cardiovascular perfusion training program and certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

 

Skills/other: 

 

Ability to work:

Under stress during emergency situations.

Under little direct supervision.

In cooperation with others. 

 

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