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Kadlec Perfusionist *Relocation Assistance* *Up to $20,000 Hiring Bonus* in Richland, Washington


Perfusionist - Perfusion Services

Kadlec is offering a $20,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Kadlec that begin on your first day of employment!

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Perfusionist to join our growing Perfusion Services team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full Time, 40 Hours Per Week, 8-hour day shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of perfusion technology -OR- 20 years of Perfusion experience and current American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Certification.

  • Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within one year from date of hire into the position

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Perfusion Technology from an accredited educational institution

  • ACLS

  • Two (2) years recent open-heart clinical experience

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Perfusionist you will executes extracorporeal support in the care of patients undergoing open heart surgery which entails the safe and effective manipulation of sophisticated perfusion equipment used in maintaining adequate physiological parameters; Assimilates all available information, makes prompt clinical assessments and takes the appropriate action; and understands the limitations and hazards of all techniques, components, and principles of extracorporeal support of open heart surgery.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct.

  • Perform pre-operative assessment and chart review for current and prior cardiac history as it relates to a cardiac patient undergoing open heart surgery.

  • Utilize the pre-assessment, the surgeon’s preference, and the anesthesiologist’s preferences, to determine a plan for the cardiopulmonary bypass care.

  • Correctly calculates perfusion parameters.

  • Correctly mixes and labels drugs/solutions required.

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all laboratory devices utilized during open heart surgery.

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all equipment prior to placing the patient on cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • Maintain the availability of the appropriate equipment, instruments and supplies.

  • Maintain all perfusion equipment in good working order.

  • Select the proper equipment based on patient assessment, procedure, review of the patient chart, and conference with the surgeon and anesthesiologist.

  • Competently administers drugs, solutions, blood and blood products as prescribed.

  • Monitor the patient physiologically while on cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • Maintain mandatory education requirements of the department.

  • May transport patients to and from departments utilizing proper techniques of body mechanics to protect patients and personal safety.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of providing safe, compassionate care.

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Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here:

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Techs (Cath, EP and Other)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 355028