PERFUSIONIST

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assembling and disassembling and operating heart/lung machines and providing total patient support during cardiopulmonary bypass.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assembles and operates the heart/lung machine within the safe scope of established clinical practices
  • Manages patient parameters within the accepted safe ranges of established clinical practice
  • Sets-up and operates all available perfusion devices
  • Maintains on-call responsibilities and operating room coverage
  • Performs department functions such as laboratory coverage, stock of supplies and equipment maintenance
  • Provides total patient support during cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Performs patient charting

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a perfusionist is required
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak and write in English is required

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science subject plus a post graduate diploma/certificate in Perfusion is required
  • Current national license is required

To apply for this job email your details to hr@medlandhospital.com