CarolinaEast Health System Perfusionist in New Bern, North Carolina
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Shift and days vary
Min: 40.34 Mid: 51.44 Max: 62.53
Bachelors degree is required
American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Certification Required
Experience is required
a Perfusionist operates extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or temporarily replace the patient's circulatory or respiratory function. The Perfusionist is knowledgeable concerning the variety of equipment available to perform extracorporeal circulation functions and is responsible, in consultation with the Physician, for selecting the appropriate equipment and techniques to be used. Perfusionist conduct the extracorporeal circulation and ensure the safe management of physiologic functions by monitoring the necessary variables. During cardiopulmonary bypass, the Perfusionist may administer blood products, anesthetic agents , or drugs through the extracorporeal circuit on prescription and/or appropriate protocol. The Perfusionist is responsible for the monitoring of blood gases and the adequate anticoagulation of the patient, induction of hypothermia, hemodilution, and other duties, when prescribed.BLS, graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Perfusion, and certified or board eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Perfusion. Bachelor's degree required. CPR required.