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  • Perfusionist

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Cardio Thoracic Surgery
    Hours / Pay Period
    St Josephs Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    Based upon business need
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.


    Job Summary:
    The staff Perfusionist is a professional who is responsible for maintaining the heart and lung apparatus during cardiopulmonary bypass. Additional assignments for the staff perfusionist include setting up and operating right and/or left ventricular assist devise monitoring, set-up and insertion of intra-aortic balloon catheter, operating of intra-aortic balloon pump, intraoperative autologous recovery for transfusion, invasive pressure monitoring and participation in on-call rotation. Operation of blood gas analysis machine.


    • Graduate of a School of Perfusion Technology
    • Board eligible or Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
    • Must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of perfusion techniques and theory
    • Document to ABCP 40 OHS
    • Annually attend professional conferences related to Perfusion (45 CEUs)
    • BLS Card Required
    • Copy of ABCP certificate on file with annual renewal on file
    • Minimum of one year experience preferred


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