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Physician / New Jersey / Locum or Permanent / Cardiac Perfusionist Job

Company: Palm Health Resources
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

We are hiring an experienced cardiac perfusionist for a prestigious level one trauma center bordering New York City! Candidate must be an experienced cardiac perfusionist with a minimum of 2 years of experience! The cardiac perfusionist shall operate heart lung machines for bypass procedures, ventricular assists devices, intra-aortic balloon pumps, and the autotransfusion device. Also, the incumbent will provide surgical back-up for procedures performed in the catheterization lab. Responsible for insuring all routine and emergency cases are performed according to Policy and Procedure. Reviews patient's medical record prior to each procedure to assess the scope of disease/illness and make appropriate judgments concerning prime selection, additional fluid choices, drug usage during bypass, and techniques of conducting bypass. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to provide extracorporeal services to patients from adult to geriatric and makes appropriate changes to equipment, supplies, and techniques to best meet the needs of the patient and the policy and procedures of the primary surgeon. Maintains readiness to initiate bypass throughout the procedure. Prior to bypass completes and records the baseline activated clotting time, baseline blood gases, baseline Cerebral Oximetry data, the autotransfusion checklist, and the pre bypass checklist. Under the guidelines of the primary surgeon makes appropriate responses to the patient's medical status when using the intra-aortic balloon pump, auto-transfusion, and ventricular assist devices. Communicates with the surgeon and the anesthesiologist throughout the procedure as to the condition of the patient. Under the guidelines of the primary surgeon monitors anticoagulation, acid-base, hemodynamics, Cerebral Oximetry, hemodilution, and homeostasis. Keeps all parameters within acceptable limits set by the department's policy and procedures. Performs point of care blood gas analysis. Proficiently performs patient blood gas analysis, electronic quality controls, liquid quality controls, data management and result reporting. Performs Hemostasis Management utilizing the Medtronic Plus Hemostasis Management System. Proficiently performs patient blood samples, electronic quality controls, liquid quality controls, data management, and result reporting. Completes patient's record utilizing the department's computerized record system. Accurately completes the perfusion record, all required checklists, the cardiac surgery database, and billing forms.

Keywords: Palm Health Resources, Jersey City , Physician / New Jersey / Locum or Permanent / Cardiac Perfusionist Job, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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