Must be certified or board-eligible according to the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusionists (ABCP).
This position requires certification of graduation from an accredited school of perfusion.
Bachelor of Science in Perfusion or related science is preferred.
Specific experience in pediatric surgery and ECMO required.
Minimum 8 years of pediatric perfusion experience required.
According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
The Perfusionist (Per Diem) is responsible for the safe set-up and operation of all types of extracorporeal circulation, including long term ECMO and ventricular assist devices. In addition, the Perfusionist (Per Diem) should be knowledgeable and proficient in the use of Autologous Blood Salvaging and Point Of Care Testing. He/she should be familiar with all supplies and equipment utilized by the department. Together with the Chief Perfusionist, he/she should maintain all supplies and equipment on an ongoing basis. The Perfusionist (Per Diem) should also serve as a source of information to the other medical departments and continuously try to improve the services of the department.
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