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Perfusionist (Western, MD)

  • Job ID: 651197460
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: PROCR-Procirca
  • Department: Western Maryland Hlth sys
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $47.78 to $81.14 / hour

Description

Make Cumberland, Maryland your new home! 

The sense of community here is unlike anything else. The city has a rich history that you can read about or see in the amazing architecture found throughout. Cumberland is a quiet, mountain town located in the western portion of Maryland. There are good schools, and ample fresh mountain air. An easy drive to Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Morgantown, and Baltimore.

We have a great work/life balance.  Moreover, UPMC offers a lucrative signing bonus, moving expenses, 403b retirement plan, pension, world-class healthcare, maternity, and paternity leave, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, education stipends for you and the family, and much more.   

Are you ready to join our Perfusion team of two FT staff at UPMC Western Maryland?  Average annual procedure volume: 100 on bypass, 5-10 non-cardiac autotransfusion, 3 to 5 ECMO insertions (transferred out within 12 hours) rare IAB insertions. 50% on-call responsibility.   

As assigned, a perfusionist performs, under the supervision of a licensed physician and according to prescribed procedures, those functions necessary for the support and treatment of the cardiopulmonary system of a patient. A perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation, and maintenance of the heart/lung machine and accessory equipment. The work area is primarily the operating room, but the possibility exists for working throughout the hospital.


Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proficiency with accessory equipment and procedures.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities according to the philosophy and standards of UPMC including conveying courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and positive attitude in work situations with patients, peers, medical staff, and visitors.
  • Administer medications, blood components, and anesthetic agents under the supervision by the attending physicians.
  • Perform equipment maintenance checklists as required.
  • Support Procirca contractual obligations.
  • Provide perfusion support for non-cardiac procedures such as: ECMO, IAB Therapy, and blood recovery.
  • Assist in the evaluation of new equipment.
  • Participate in on-call schedule per institutional policy.
  • Safely conduct perfusion scope of practice.
  • Make appropriate changes in therapy after consultation with the attending physician(s).
  • Perform responsibilities outside the home-base hospital.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Perform documentation associated with described responsibilities.
  • Available to support other UPMC sites.
  • Support continuing education and research.
  • Instruct students, residents and others in new procedures and equipment.
  • Participate as assigned with the ordering and maintenance of supplies.
  • Participate with development and revision of policy and procedure, performance improvement, quality management, and staff education.
  • Assists other staff members and hospital personnel in completion of needed tasks; and makes patient care and/or interdepartmental service the number one priority.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion or met Grandfather Clause of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and Licensing Board of US state where practicing.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Certified or certification-eligible as per guidelines of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within 24 months of hire date.Active licensure in US state where practicing required.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • American Board Cardiovascular Perfusionist
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist OR Osteopathic Perfusionist OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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Interested parties are welcome to contact:

Nick Stallone, Sr. Recruiter, Talent Acquisition

[email protected]

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life &emdash; because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct