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Perfusion Tech - Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/21/2017
Job Title: 
Perfusion Tech - Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Houston
Job Description:   **Perfusion Tech - Full Time** **Description** **Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center** A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually.The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. **Position Summary** Assess, plan and implement the patient care requirements and treatment necessary for cardiopulmonary bypass/assistance before, during or after surgery. Operate the heart/lung machine to support the patient. **Qualifications** **Minimum Job Qualifications** Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree - Perfusion Technology Required Licensure: Licensed Perfusionist in the state of Texas; Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. New grads tenure contingent on passing ABCP exam Minimum years in field prior to employment: none required **Position Responsibilities** 1. Appropriately assess patient profile and manage Cardio Pulmonary Bypass (CPB) 2. Use appropriate equipment/supplies and monitor data based on patient profile (age, condition, procedure) 3. Appropriately communicate with open-heart team personnel during procedures 4. Recognize and resolve variances and abnormal situations that may arise 5. Utilize all available safety devices during cardiopulmonary bypass as per departmental policy 6. Demonstrate appropriate clinical vigilance and awareness before, during and after cardiopulmonary bypass **Job** Clinical Support **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** Full Time **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0130132
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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