Lead Perfusionist - Surgical Services - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

Clinical/Allied Health
198611 Requisition #
Monitors and advises employees engaged in the treatment, measurement or supplementation of the circulation system. Evaluates techniques and laboratory functions: recommends the acquisition of personnel and equipment, ensures the proper functioning of equipment prior to procedures. Provides technical guidance in the performance of both total and partial cardiopulmonary bypass and assist systems and performs duties of a Perfusionist as required. Responsible for the instruction of other hospital staff members in the care and operation of equipment. Instructs and evaluates Perfusionists, Perfusion Technology students and the Perfusion Assistants. Monitors and advises employees engaged in providing electrical blood pressure monitoring, electromagnetic blood flow measurement, thermal dilution cardiac output measurement and related duties in the Operating Room or Critical Care settings. Schedules personnel in order to ensure adequate coverage. 
Bachelors degree from a CAHEA approved Perfusion Training Program. 
Minimum of three (3) years of experience at the Senior Perfusionist level is necessary to learn hospital policies and procedures, budget training, management techniques etc. required. 
Analytical ability required in order to set up, calibrate, operate and maintain equipment. 
Manual dexterity required to work with finely detailed circuitry, components and systems. 
Visual/hearing/verbal abilities required in order to operate equipment and assist during surgical procedures. 
Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, and hospital personnel.

Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. BLS/ACLS.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

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        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

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