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Clinical Perfusionist

Job ID: 1903
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description


Clinical Perfusion 

40hr/week w call  Generous Benefits   State Employment 

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

This is highly technical work in providing circulatory support for patients undergoing open-heart surgery and long-term cardiac and pulmonary support such as extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation and ventricular assist through mechanical assistance. Employees work independently under the general supervision of the Chief Perfusionist.

1. Assists surgeons and anesthesiologists in the operating room during open-heart surgery to maintain all patient temperatures and pressures as directed by physicians.
2. Cleans equipment and has it serviced for any malfunctions observed.
3. Contributes to continuous quality improvement which focuses on customer satisfaction, outcomes, and cost
4. Provides patient and support staff training related to ancillary equipment.
5. Reviews patient's history, physical and heart catheterization data prior to surgery to determine appropriate circuit required. Maintains the perfusion record during each case.
6. Sets-up, processes, and disposes of cell saver supplies as outlined in the perfusion manual for autotransfusion.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduation from an accredited school of Perfusion Technology.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Certified Perfusionist or eligible to be certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
● BLS required
● North Carolina Perfusion License or Provisional License required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer:

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit:  

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC: Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime:  Exempt

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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