Full Job Title: Clinical Perfusionist (Position located in Lexington, KY)
Job Number: 89462
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Date Posted: 12-6-2016
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is committed to improving the quality of life for every child and bringing the world the joy of healthier kids. We are one of the most respected names in children's health care. U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children's No. 3 in the nation in the magazine's 2016-2017 list of the best children's hospitals. As an extension of our mission, CCHMC and the University of Kentucky have partnered to develop the Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program (JPHCP) providing pediatric and adult congenital heart care at Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. The JPHCP Department of Cardiovascular Perfusion (DCP) staff will be members of the CCHMC team under the direction of and in collaboration with the CCHMC DCP and stationed in Lexington. This arrangement allows the successful candidates to enjoy all the benefits provided by CCHMC and the full support and security of the growing CCHMC DCP while embarking on the exciting challenge of establishing a new program. The DCP is seeking two clinical perfusionists to provide pediatric and adult congenital perfusion services for the JPHCP in Lexington, Kentucky.
BENEFITS: Salary commiserate with experience. Thirty-four days of PTO annually. Fifteen-percent of salary annually contributed to your pension. 403(b) and 457(b) plans also available. Depending on the medical plan selected, contributions of $2000 annually by CCHMC to an eligible healthcare plan HSA. Certification, professional dues and CEU funds provided. Tuition assistance for further education.
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Clinical Perfusionist is responsible for the operation, maintenance and utilization of circulation technology applications including but not limited to: cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB); left heart bypass; mechanical circulatory support (MCS); ventricular assist device (VAD); extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); myocardial preservation; autologous blood recovery/blood conservation; anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring/analysis; physiologic monitoring/analysis; blood gas and chemistry monitoring/analysis; induction of hypothermia with reversal; hemodilution; hemofiltration; administration of mediations, blood components and anesthetic agents via the extracorporeal circuit.
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