Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cardiotek Perfusion Services Inc. is part of one of the most elite Cardiac Surgical Programs inthe nation. Cardiotek provides a complete spectrum of extracorporeal services at Cedars-SinaiHealthcare System in Beverly Hills, CA., one of the top heart transplant and cardiac centers inthe country as ranked by US News and World Report.The team provides support for adult cardiac procedures including CABG, Valve (bothconventional and minimally invasive approaches), aortic procedures, TAVR, OHT, lungtransplant, and XVIVO. The team has extensive involvement with ECMO management and VADprep/monitoring. Perfusion support is also provided to non-cardiac surgical specialties includingliver transplant, autotransfusion, and HIPEC.
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Responsibilities include adult and pediatric perfusion, transplantation (heart, lung, and liver),
circulatory support (VAD, ECMO, and peri-operative IABP) along with autotransfusion services.
The team provides support for adult cardiac procedures including CABG, Valve (both
conventional and minimally invasive approaches), aortic procedures, TAVR, OHT, lung
transplant, and XVIVO. The team has extensive involvement with ECMO management and VAD
prep/monitoring. Perfusion support is also provided to non-cardiac surgical specialties including
liver transplant, autotransfusion, and HIPEC. This Perfusionist role is an integral part of the
cardiac surgical team providing the expertise regarding extracorporeal technologies needed in
the delivery of patient care. The Perfusionist will have the ability to share their expertise in the
delivery of that care.
EXPERIENCES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in other Perfusionist services programs and groups.
Trusted relationships with surgeons, and other colleagues.
Must have excellent communication skills, be able to think critically, and work efficiently in both
team and independent settings in a dynamic cardiac surgical program.
ABCP Certified or a graduate from an accredited perfusion training program who is board
eligible. Formal college education and/or real world experience providing competency for
Open and welcomes the opportunity of 18 months of proctoring by Cardiotek colleagues, to
gain knowledge of the technology, procedures, processes and most importantly, to develop
relationships with surgeons, team, et al.
Passionate about patient care, being a Perfusionist, and part of a team.
Values honesty and transparency, and positive work ethic.
Conducts oneself with integrity, humility, perspective, and decisiveness.
Collaborative, confident, and open and direct style of communication.
4-hour work week
Around $150,000 USD
On-call time about 25%