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Lehigh Valley Health Network in the Lehigh Valley, PA is now hiring for staff perfusionists! Located one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, our network offer thirteen hospital campuses plus numerous health centers, physician practices, rehabilitation locations, ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations in 10 eastern Pennsylvania counties.
Performs those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, and/or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient. Executes advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation, and maintenance of a wide variety of technical perfusion equipment utilized in surgery, as well as, other circulatory devices and ancillary technologies. Works in close cooperation with the attending physician in extra-corporeal perfusion practices.
Education – Required: Bachelor’s Degree Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, or any other Science Field and
Successful completion of a formal perfusion training program at an accredited school of perfusion
Experience – Required: less than 1 year
Experience – Preferred:1 year Perfusion Experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Required: Ability to monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals.
Knowledge of cardioplegia delivery systems such as retrograde cardioplegia delivery, anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology.
Knowledge of the blood gas machine and ACT machine.
Knowledge of perfusion/surgical equipment.
Licensure – Required: Health ServicesCLPRF – Clinical Perfusionists Provisional License Upon Hire and
Permanent License within 2 Years