HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Adult Perfusionist in Bedford, Texas

Applies, and provides quality circulatory and extracorporeal technologytechniques in the operating room and throughout the organization for patientcare. This technology includes but is not limited to: cardiopulmonary bypass;autologous blood recovery/blood conservation, platelet gel, ventricular support;left heart bypass; intra-aortic balloon pumping; cardiopulmonary assist; extra­corporeal membrane oxygenation; counter pulsation; myocardial preservation;anticoagulation and hematologic monitoring/analysis; induction ofhyper/hypothermia with reversal; hem dilution; hemofiltration; administration ofmedications,bloodcomponentsand anesthetic agents via the extracorporealcircuit; organ preservation, and ;surgical assisting. * Serves in the role of educatorto various groups regarding services rendered and care for patients requiringcardiovascular perfusion. * Responsible for ordering, stocking and maintainingorganization and inventory of perfusion supplies. Other duties as assigned.

Experience: * Minimum 3-5 years of experience required

Education: * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. * Strong science background and advanced training in circulation technology from a CAHEP accredited program OR Graduate of Perfusion Training program prior to 1980.

License/Certification: * Must be certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and/or the Internal Board of Clinical Technologies (must be completed within 1 year of hire - new graduates) * Licensed Perfusionist by the Texas Dept. of Health (must be completed within 1 year of hire- new graduates) * Current American Heart Association BLS provider

Title: Adult Perfusionist

Location: Texas-Bedford-DFW Support Services

Requisition ID: 09375-85025