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Perfusionists provide support to patients when their circulatory and respiratory functions are temporarily replaced. Their duties include operating heart-lung machines, managing the patient’s demands while the surgeon operates on the heart, delivering drugs that stop the heart, monitoring patient parameters, and operating other complex equipment. Based on our collection of resume samples for Perfusionist, essential job assets include clinical skills, knowledge of extracorporeal circulation, strong observational skills, medical teamwork, decision-making, and accuracy. Those interested in a Perfusionist career should make display of a four-year degree with training in biology, anatomy, physiology, and chemistry.

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21

Certified Clinical Perfusionist

Served as a staff perfusionist on the cardiovascular healthcare team and in the general OR.

  • Application of circulation technology including but not limited to: adult cardiopulmonary bypass; autologous blood recovery in open heart surgery, general surgery, and traumas; setup and operation of the intraaortic balloon pump; and application of PRP during ortho cases.
  • Nonclinical involvement included but not limited to: database management, QC and cleaning of equipment, and ordering of supplies.
  • Helped orient new employees with daily operations and routines of the department. Served as a liaison between the surgeons, cardiac nurses, technicians, anesthesiologist, and management staff.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Allied Health Professions
MA
Physician Assistant
22

Clinical Perfusionist

Sets up and operates heart-lung machine in hospital to take over functions of patient's heart and lungs during surgery.

  • IAPB insertion and monitoring.
  • Autotransfusion
  • Platelet gel procedures.
  • Works with hospital administration to create and implement budget for department.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
C
Certificate
23

Clinically Certified Perfusionist

Served as an expert VAD instructor for visiting hospital employees.

  • Evaluated and streamlined preexisting ECMO circuit as a member of the ECMO task force.
  • Developed a strong comprehension of several VADs including Heartmate I and II, Abiomed I, Abiomed II, Thoratec PVAD, IVAD, CentriMag, Debakey, Novacor, TandemHeart, Impella.
  • Established a solid rapport with attending surgeons, anesthesiologists, and physician assistants.
  • Acted as Clinical Instructor for 3 different perfusion programs.
  • Tutored individual students for American Board Certification Exam.
  • Instructed and oriented incoming anesthesia residents.
  • Performed in advanced bypass cases involving, minimally invasive surgery, robotic cardiac surgery, antegrade cerebral perfusion, peritoneal chemoperfusion, heart/lung/liver transplants, selective pulmonary leukofiltration, deep hypothermic circulatory arrest for giant cerebral aneurysms, left heart bypass, ECMO (neonatal/pediatric/adult).
  • Founded a battery-recycling program preventing over 15,000 batteries from being improperly disposed of in landfills.
  • Presided as senior animal lab perfusionist for various research projects.
  • Operated complex congenital CPB cases involving total exchange transfusion, dual aortic cannulation, MUF, ultra low prime volume for neonates, ABO incompatibility heart transplant.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Extracorporeal Circulation Technology
BS
Biology
24

Cardiac Perfusionist

Operated Heart-Lung By-Pass machine during Open Heart surgery

  • Worked with Cath Lab staff and stood by for PTCAs and emergency procedures
  • On call 5 days a week 24 hours per day and every other weekend
  • Placed IABPs, ICADs in patients during surgery, ICU and the ED
  • Assisted on hip replacements, knee replacement, spinal fusions, thoracotomy, Triple A's and trauma autologous blood transfusions
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
25

Chief Perfusionist

Managed a team of 3-5 perfusionists along with additional staff resources

  • Full fiscal responsibility for department including inventory and capital equipment budget
  • Created policies and procedures for department
  • Chairperson for Cardiac Transfusion Committee
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Extracorporeal Technology
AS
Business Administration
BA
Bachelor of Arts
26

Staff Perfusionist

Perform Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass for adult patients

  • Cover call for Trauma and Cardiac emergencies
  • Perform autotransfusion, platelet gel procedures, ultrafiltration
  • Initiate and maintain ECMO for Trauma, Cardiovascular, Critically ill patients
  • Assist with IABP insertion, monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Member of POCT committee and Q&A
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
BA
Psychology
Mathematics And Computer Science
27

Perfusionist

  • Effectively facilitate adult cardiopulmonary bypass through operation of Terumo/Medtronic heart/lung machine
  • Management of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation utilizing Maquet Cardiohelp
  • Experience with ventricular assist devices including CardiacAssist TandemHeart and Abiomed Impella
  • Precise and thorough blood gas analysis via application of Abbott Point of Care iStat System
  • Operation and management of Maquet intra aortic balloon pump
  • Critical evaluation of new technology presented by sales representatives to assess cost-benefit and overall value to employer
  • STS data abstraction for adult cardiothoracic surgery
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Molecular Biology
MS
Perfusion Technology
28

Cardiac Perfusionist/ Staff Nurse ICU

Employed by a private cardiac surgeon covering four open heart programs

  • Aided in pre/post recovery of patients
  • Rounded daily with cardiac surgeons on patients
  • Follow-up of patients with surgeon in office
  • Nurse in ICU caring for critically ill patients/open heart patients
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
Perfusion
29

Staff Perfusionist

Performs daily tasks of setting up CPB circuits in a sterile, timely fashion

  • ECMO, VADS, Balloon Pumps, Transplants, Aortic Surgeries
  • Displays very in-depth understanding of different types of procedures and perfusion techniques
  • Works well with anesthesia and nursing staffs for the better of the patient
  • Takes call during the week and weekends
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Circulation Technologies
30

Clinical Recovery Coordinator/perfusionist

Facilitate organ/tissue and eye donation in the Washington Metro Area.

  • Approaching grieving families about the opportunity of donation.
  • Educating hospital personal and the community about donation.
  • Coordinating the distribution, recovery and transportation of the team.
  • Managing and training staff regarding kidney pump laboratory.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Biology
MS
Management

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