Buckeye Lake, OH
$150,000 - $190,000 / yr
LOCATION: Buckeye Lake, Ohio
They are committed to their patients, employees, and community, and continuously reinvest to improve their facilities and technology.
They’re nestled in a beautiful rural setting but close enough to the big city to enjoy that too!
If that sounds like the change you are looking for, please read on…
The perfusionist’s principle role is to assemble and operate a collection of life support services, collectively known as the “heart lung machine”, which supports the patients life during open heart surgery.
Perfusionists also operate a variety of other life support and assist devices that deal with circulation
Prepares various physiologic monitoring instrumentation and circulatory machinery for surgical cases.
Checks and maintains equipment prior to surgery to ensure proper functioning.
Maintains and operates heart lung machine.
Assembles and assists with intra aortic balloon counterpulsation.
Assists director with interviewing and recruitment of new staff.
Utilizes high-speed centrifuge devices to collect, separate, and return blood components to a patient.
Bachelors of Science Degree in circulation technology or related degree.
Completion of an accredited perfusion program.
Must be certified or eligible.
One year of perfusion experience required.
The do about approximately 200 cases a year, including TAVR, CABG, Valves, Aortic surgery, etc.
Responsibilities include all cardiac surgery perfusion duties such as cell saver, IABP, ISTAT, HMS, and very occasional VAD placement.
There are some cell saving duties for the general OR as well.
There are 3 other Perfusionist in the department and it is a great group to work with.
Person does have to rotate call and live within 30 minute response time.
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