Clinical Perfusionist

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €63819 - €83417 per annum
Contact Roisin Sheehan
Email email Roisin
Reference J363245
Date Published 2 months ago
Role: Clinical Perfusionist
Location: South Dublin
Organisation: Private
Salary: € 63,819 - 83,417

Overall Purpose of Job

The Clinical Perfusionist, as a member of the Surgical Services Team will operate heart-lung equipment during surgery, under the direction of the Surgeon; administer various types of blood products and medication; control the temperature and blood flow of the patient, and monitor the patients circulatory process during the procedure.

Key Responsibilities

•To provide clinical and technical perfusion during both routine and emergency procedures in a competent, efficient and cost effective manner.
•The clinical perfusionist will operate the heart-lung machine delivering Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass (CPB) along with cell salvage systems and Intra- Aortic balloon pump.
•Setting up, priming and running the heart lung machine to maintain life support for the period of cardiopulmonary bypass.
•Administering drugs including colloid/crystalloid fluids, vasoactive drugs, cardioplegia solution and osmotic diuretics as clinically indicated.
•Monitoring the patient's haemodynamic status and assessing throughout the procedure to deliver concise, accurate instructions to the surgical and anaesthetic team.
•Ensuring quality control, calibration and maintenance is in place for the relevant specialist perfusion/blood management equipment.
•Ensure that patient needs are at the centre of care delivery
•Ensure that there are systems in place that mean the provision of care takes place in a suitable and safe environment. Identify clinical risks across the service and ensure that appropriate action is taken to highlight and remedy any risks identified.
•Work in partnership with the Surgeons, the Perfusion team, and the Surgical Services teams to ensure that care, treatment and service needs are met, ensuring a high standard of service.

Key Requirements:

•BSc/MSc in a science discipline.
•Fully accredited and registered with the college of clinical perfusion scientists of Great Britain & Ireland
•At least 5 years- experience as a Clinical Perfusionist,
•Possess and maintain the requisite knowledge and competency to perform the requirements of the role.
•Experience of working in an acute technologically advanced hospital setting.
•Thorough knowledge of the laws and regulations set forth by governmental and regulatory agencies that govern all aspects of operating as a Perfusionist
•Good knowledge of the principles and concepts of administration and management, especially as they relate to a private health care institution, including budget, finance, personnel, contracts, etc.

To hear more about the role, call Roisin on 01-5134908 or apply today

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