Oct 20, 2020

Perfusionist

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • 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.
    • 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

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • N/A
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Academic Health Care experience
    • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

      • Graduate of an accredited perfusion program
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Bachelors Degree in a Health Science field (Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology) or closely related field