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Swedish Health Services Senior Perfusionist in Seattle, Washington

Description

Senior Perfusionist @ Swedish Cherry Hill

Full Time (40 Hour Week)

Day Shift

8 Hour Shifts

Under the direction of the Senior Perfusionist, Anesthesiologist, and/or Surgeon, the Staff Perfusionist executes extracorporeal support in the care of patients undergoing open heart surgery. This entails the safe and effective manipulation of sophisticated perfusion equipment used in maintaining adequate physiological parameters. The Perfusionist is required to assimilate all available information, make prompt clinical assessments and take the appropriate action. Such circumstances demand that the Perfusionist know the limitations and hazards of all techniques, components, and principles of extracoporeal support of open heart surgery.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Swedish Cherry Hill and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

  • Performs preoperative assessment and chart review for current and prior cardiac history as it relates to a cardiac patient undergoing open heart surgery.

  • Correctly calculates perfusion parameters.

  • Correctly mixes and labels drugs/solutions required.

  • By utilizing the preassessment, the surgeon’s preference, and the anesthesiologist’s preferences, to determine a plan for the cardiopulmonary bypass care.

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all laboratory devices utilized during open heart surgery.

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all equipment prior to placing the patient on cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • Maintains the availability of the appropriate equipment, instruments, and supplies.

  • Maintains all perfusion equipment in good working order.

  • Selects the proper equipment based on patient assessment, procedure, review of the patient chart, and conference with the surgeon and anesthesiologist.

  • Competently administers drugs, solutions, blood, and blood products as prescribed.

  • Monitors the patient physiologically while on cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective care while maintaining a patient on cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • May transport patients to and from departments utilizing proper techniques of body mechanics to protect patients and personal safety.

Required Qualifications:

  • within 1 year of hire: National Certified Clinical Perfusionist - American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

  • 3 years Current open-heart clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Perfusion Technology.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of perfusion technology.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the Providence family of organizations may change your current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan offerings, and other various reasons.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Puget Sound area. It is comprised of eight hospital campuses (Ballard, Edmonds, Everett, Centralia, Cherry Hill (Seattle), First Hill (Seattle), Issaquah and Olympia); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Providence Swedish Medical Group, a network of 190+ primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re dedicated to improving the wellbeing of rural and urban communities by expanding access to quality health care for all.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 276533
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Surgical/Perioperative Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 3903 SCH PERFUSION SVCS
Address: WA Seattle 500 17th Ave
Work Location: Swedish Cherry Hill 500 17th-Seattle
Pay Range: $90.97 - $148.29
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

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