Cardioperfusionist - 5K Sign-on Bonus

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Posted: November 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 25764-49175
Research Medical Center - Kansas City, MO


At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life . Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, Research Medical Center embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses. To ensure that we exceed our patients' health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties.
Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees? Apply here today!

About Research Medical Center

Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886-and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.

The hospital, which offers medical and health clinic services across three Kansas City locations, including the main campus on Meyer Boulevard, the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus on Rockhill Road and Research Psychiatric Center, a Campus of Research Medical Center on 63rd Street. Research Medical Center features a broad range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art services including a Level I Trauma Center; Cycle IV Chest Pain Center; Neuroscience Institute; Level 1 TCD-designated Stroke Center and the region's first Accredited Primary Stroke Center; TIA Clinic; Grossman Burn Center; Liver and Pancreas Institute of Kansas City; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Research Medical Center; Obstetrics; Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Transplant Institute; and Orthopedics, among others.

Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don't rest on them-instead, our team members put excellence into action.

Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA's tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.

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Research Medical Center is currently looking for a Cardioperfusionist .

Under direction of the department director and CV surgeons, the Perfusionist operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine to provide cardiopulmonary perfusion during open-heart surgery. Operates cell salvage machines during all necessary surgical procedures. Operates cardiopulmonary support devices (i.e., VAD, IABP) when necessary. Performs laboratory tests necessary during perfusion procedures (i.e., ABG, ACT). Communicates with CV surgeons, anesthesia personnel and OR staff concerning needs of patients served.
Qualifications for Cardioperfusionist :

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of perfusion.

Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Current state of Missouri Perfusion licensure required (or eligible). Current certification (or eligibility) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP). Eligible candidates must have ABCP certification and Missouri license within 90 days (unless new graduate of a perfusion school).New graduates of perfusion school must meet certification and licensure requirements within 12 months of employment. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills required. Certification and licensure must be maintained.American Heart Association Basic Life Saving (BLS) required.

Experience: Previous clinical experience of 1 - 3 years preferred.

Equipment/Machine Skills: Basic computer skills

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