Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Onsite, 5 days/week
Summary: Responsible for the assembly, calibration and operation, according to the institutional protocol, of the heart-lung machine for cardiopulmonary bypass, and related equipment as indicated for hospital patients and is responsible for assistance in the provision of 24-hour, year-round call coverage whenever cardiopulmonary bypass, extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, ventricular assist, intra-aortic balloon, left heart bypass, veno-venous bypass, and autotransfusion is required. May supervise CV Technologist, and Physician's Assistant as well as orientation of new and developing employees and students.
Responsibilities: 1.Responsible for operation during cardiopulmonary bypass and preparation and operation of left ventricular assist devices
2.Responsible for cleaning, and/or preparing equipment for use in conjunction with the above procedures, practicing universal precautions
3.Responsible for monitoring and/or recording perfusion and related procedures in such a manner that adequate records will be available for review and study
4.Responsible for maintenance and inventory of all perfusion-related supplies, initiation of needed equipment repairs and maintenance of same.
5.Responsible for recording and storing clinical and research data by computer
6.Responsible for assistance in introducing new devices and techniques, both in the laboratory and clinically
7.Prepare and give inservice lectures to students, technicians/technologists and nursing personnel on perfusion-related topics.
8.Other duties as required.
Other information: Technical Expertise 1.Independent judgment and the ability to manage multiple tasks and plan for both short and long-term projects is required.
2.Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.
3.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
4.4.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience 1.Education: Bachelor's degree in science or equivalent education and subsequent completion of an accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion is required.
2.Certification: Certified or certification eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion is required.
3.Years of experience: Experience as a certified perfusionist or experience as a perfusion student enrolled in an accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion.
4.Years of experience supervising: none
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