At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Cardiovascular Surgery department/Operating Room and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Perfusion Assistant will be responsible for:
Coordinating CVOR perfusion supplies. Ordering and restocking inventory. Monitoring supply usage and initiating reorders according to established par levels in all assigned areas.
Monitoring, receiving, verifying and distributing orders, following up with Purchasing and vendors to resolve errors and delays. Unboxing product deliveries and stocking items in assigned locations, maintaining order in supply locations.
Assisting with the setup and priming of bypass circuits used during cardiac surgery.
Assisting Perfusionists as required during bypass.
Performing Blood Gas Analysis under direction of a perfusionist in accordance with lab protocols.
Dismantling the pump and cell saver circuit after bypass.
Cleaning, and inspecting equipment to ensure devices are in working order. Performing routine maintenance and repairs and/or arranges services. Monitoring equipment availability and providing substitutions as needed for scheduled surgical cases.
Maintaining assigned electronic databases used for monitoring perfusionist caseloads and tracking perfusion case data.
Working collaboratively with the Perfusion management to aid in the development of the Perfusion Department and Cardiovascular Program. Participating in quality improvement activities. Attending staff meetings and participates in designated committees and special projects.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development, Associate degree preferred.
Work experience in a patient care, medical equipment or related setting is highly preferred.
The analytical skills and judgment to interpret data and take the appropriate action in circumstances or situations, which are relatively routine.
The ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions or requests for information.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.