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Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist

Location Santa Clara, California Job Number 946315 Date posted 08/17/2021
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Description:
Sets up and operates heart-lung machine, physiological monitoring instrumentation and related ancillary equipment in cardiac surgical procedures.


Essential Responsibilities:



  • Reviews patient's medical history and chart, and consults with surgeon or physician to obtain patient information needed to set up heart-lung machine and associated equipment. Selects, assembles, sets up, and tests heart-lung machine to ensure that machine and associated equipment function according to specifications.

  • Operates heart-lung machine to regulate blood circulation and composition, to administer drugs and anesthetic agents, and to control body temperature during surgery or respiratory failure of patient. Monitors and observes operation of heart-lung machine and patient's physiologic variables such as blood temperature, blood composition, and flow rate, and adjusts equipment to maintain normal body functions. Cleans and adjusts parts of heart-lung machine.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.



Secondary Functions:




  • Schedule may vary to meet operational needs.

  • This position may have variable days and nights.




Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • N/A



Education



  • Graduate of an approved perfusion technology training program by date of hire.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.



License, Certification, Registration



  • Must be American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Certified within 3 years of date of hire.

  • BLS certification is required.



 


Additional Requirements:



  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, physics and sterile techniques.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



 


 


Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-03|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Santa Clara Homestead Hospital - Cardiac/Cardiovsc Surg-ClncNrs - 0206 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.