ECMO Specialist - TCV Perfusion
Job ID: R0031092 | Allied Health Specialist | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy.

The ECMO Specialist performs those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement and/or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient through utilization of the ECMO policies and procedures. The ECMO Specialist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation and maintenance of the ECMO circuitry and ancillary equipment. The ECMO Specialist is responsible for the knowledge, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of technical ECMO equipment and for close cooperation with the attending physician in extra-corporeal practices.
  • Prepares for cases.
  • Manages the equipment and supply maintenance.
  • Preparation of ECMO support. Performs those functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement and/or supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and/or circulatory system of the patient.
  • Provides for safe environment and delivery of care.
  • Completes didactic and clinical components of ECMO training program within established time frames.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $35.31 - $56.50 Hourly

  • Education: Associate's degree in respiratory therapy required, graduate of an accredited school of perfusion required, or graduate of an accredited nursing program required. If RN, Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree preferred.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: Perfusion – Certified to practice as a Purfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. If new grad, certified within four exam offerings. RN – Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Respiratory Therapy – Registered to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking, climbing (ladder, steps) and reaching (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull >100 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, fumes, heat, noise, cold, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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