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Perfusionist - Chicago, IL - Manager

Company: UChicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital (AKA Bernard A
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

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Perfusionist - Chicago, IL



Job Description





Join us At the Forefront! UChicago Medicine is hiring a Perfusionist for our Cardiac Surgery department at our main medical campus in Chicago, Illinois. We offer advanced surgical solutions to treat--atrial fibrillation,--coronary artery disease,--heart failure,--valve disease--and many other heart conditions. From reconstructing failing hearts to performing robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery, our surgeons are helping patients with heart disease return to active, full lives.--At the core of our heart surgery program is a team of internationally known cardiac surgeons who are leaders in the field and are often among the first to perform groundbreaking procedures.--This position includes a sign-on bonus.----The practice of perfusion is defined as those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of the patient. A Perfusionist is a skilled person, qualified by academic and clinical education, who operates extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace the patient's cardiopulmonary/circulatory function and ensures the proper management of physiologic functions by monitoring the necessary variables.Essential Job Functions:

  • Assessment, selection, assembly and management of cardiopulmonary bypass hardware and software and related technologies
  • Assessment, selection, assembly and management of auto transfusion hardware and software and technologies
  • Assessment, selection, and management of laboratory analyzers and their software
  • Assessment and interpretation of laboratory quality control
  • Assessment and interpretation of preop patient's clinical status using patient history, patient laboratory analysis and patient catheterization report
  • Assessment and interpretation of patient's medical status on CPB using but not limited to laboratory analysis, hemodynamics, fluid balance, oxygen transfer, and heat transfer
  • The safe performance and/or management of;
    • Counter pulsation
    • Circulatory support ventricular assistance
    • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
    • Blood conservation techniques / auto transfusion
    • Myocardial preservation
    • Anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring / analysis
    • Physiological monitoring / analysis
    • Blood gas and blood chemistry monitoring / analysis
    • Induction of hypothermia / hyperthermia with reversal
    • Hemodilution
    • Hemofiltration
    • Administration of medications, blood components and anesthetic agents via the extracorporeal circuit
    • Isolated limb / organ perfusion
    • Electrophysiological analysis
    • Surgical Assistance
    • Access for dialysis during CBP
    • Documentation associated with described duty
    • Performs other duties as requested by senior management--Required Qualifications
      • A completed Bachelor's degree
      • Either certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and active Illinois State Licensure OR a graduate of a perfusion training program accredited by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion plus certification/licensure eligibility--Preferred Qualifications
        • Experience in Adult/Pediatric CPB, Organ Transplant, and Artificial Heart Assist Systems--Position Details
          • Job Type/FTE: Full-Time (1.0 FTE)
          • Shift: RotatingUnit/Department: Cardiac Surgery
          • CBA Code: Non-Union





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