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Company: University of Missouri Health Care
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

MU Health Care is seeking a dynamic Perfusionist to join our Surgery Services team in the only Level 1 trauma center in central Missouri.
Salary Range: $133,245.00 - $198,290.00
Comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability plans
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Tuition discounts for employees and families
  • 100% employer match up to 8% of employee eligible compensation toward retirement accounts
    Job Summary:
    • Perform skilled technical work involving the assembly and operation of pump oxygenator and/or perfusion systems.
      Detailed Description:
      • Operate heart-lung machine during open cardiac surgery.
      • Function as a member of the perfusion team in clinical open-heart situations.
      • Conduct analysis of blood gases during clinical open-heart procedures.
      • Maintain intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation equipment, cell saver devices, and left and right cardiac assist devices.
      • Assist in the training of perfusionist trainees and medical students in the maintenance and operation of heart-lung machines and related equipment.
      • Utilize laboratory, anesthesiology, respiratory therapy, and intensive care procedures for research animals as directed.
      • Provide 24-hour emergency and on-call support for heart-lung and patient support situations.
      • May complete unit/department-specific duties and expectations as outlined in department documents.
      • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Ability to operate complex electromechanical devices associated with the perfusion area.
      • Ability to make accurate decisions and maintain control during periods of high stress.
      • Physical Demands:
      • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met with or without reasonable accommodation. The performance of these physical demands is an essential function of the job. This position is very active and requires ambulating, reaching, and moving objects weighing up to and over 20 lbs.
      • This role also routinely comes into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses. This position is in a health care facility open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts, as well as holidays and work during inclement weather, will be required.
        • Perfusionist or Provisional Perfusionist licensure by the MO Board of Healing Arts.
        • Certification in Clinical Perfusion (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) within two (2) years as a condition of continued employment in this job classification.
          Equal Opportunity EmployerAt MU Health Care, an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to building an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and learning. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.At MU Health Care, we believe in the value of human diversity because it enriches our lives and our organization. We are committed to increasing access and inclusion as we continue to save and improve lives. If you have questions about this information, please contact Human Resources.

Keywords: University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia , Perfusionist, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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