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Pediatric Cardiac Perfusionist

Company: Palm Health Resources
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring an experienced Pediatric Cardiac Perfusionist in BEAUTIFUL Houston, Texas!Work with a dynamic group of pediatric medical providers, this is the only opening we have and opened due to volume growth!Work in a high volume center, performing a high percentage of neonatal surgeries, innovative bi-ventricular recruitment strategies as well as minimally invasive heart repairs. You will be responsible for the operation of the heart-lung machine during surgery and the operation of special mechanical devises to assist in the conversion of blood and blood products during surgery.The position includes a base salary, but also provides for payment on any overtime and on-call work as well. The position is classified as exempt, but offers special compensation for extra hours.Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitors the altered circulatory process closely, taking appropriate action when abnormal situations arise and keeps both the surgeon and anesthesiologist fully informed.
  • Provides extended, long-term support of the patient s circulation outside the operating room environment.
  • Ensures the sterility and integrity of packaging of disposable equipment used as well as the correct setup and breakdown of all equipment disposable and non-disposable, sterile and non-sterile.
  • Provides adequate and proper perfusion to the patient during surgery.
  • Maintains and regulates the blood temperature to the patient during surgery.
  • Monitors and checks blood gasses during surgery.
  • Provides complete myocardial protection required during surgery; including providing blood or Crystalloid Cardioplegia delivery at proper temperature and proper pressure, whether antegrade or retrograde. Delivery.
  • Records all relevant perfusion information during surgery and maintains the records after surgery.
  • Provides and operates cardiac-assist devices in the weaning and termination phases of surgery.
  • Provides set-up, priming, and initiation of Extra Cororeal Membrane Oxygenation as well as troubleshoot ECMO circuit problems.
  • Performs equity quality controls for control/preventive maintenance, related documentation and reporting to Hermann Hospital.
  • Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • May assist the Director with training staff.
  • May assist the Director with research activities.Certification/Skills:Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.Licensed Perfusionist by the State of Texas Department of State Health Services.Minimum Education:Bachelor s Degree and completion of an accredited Perfusionist Technology program.Compensation depends upon Experience! $135K-185K! Plus additional monies! Comprehensive Benefits; Health, Dental, Vision, Matching 403, Pension Plan, CME Monies and MUCH MORE!

Keywords: Palm Health Resources, Houston , Pediatric Cardiac Perfusionist, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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