Primary Function: The perfusionist will be responsible for conducting cardiopulmonary bypass (CAB). This entails the preparation, assembling, monitoring and the maintenance of all equipment used for extracorporeal circulation. Included is the heart-lung machine (pump console or equivalent) in the operating room, the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) and the Biomedicus pump (or equivalent CentraMed centrifugal pump). Educational Requirements: Must be certified or certified-eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. Experience Requirements: Minimum of two (2) years experience after certification required. Completion of training at an accredited school of perfusion technology is preferred.
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