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Company: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Improving the health of our community in all we do

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS)is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.



A Staff Clinical Perfusionist (Perfusionist) is responsible for the safe and effective management of extracorporeal support for the purpose of surgical repairs to the heart and great vessels during scheduled and unscheduled procedures at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (Medical Center).

  • Responsibilities also include providing on-call coverage when scheduled per departmental policy, including cardiac catheterization laboratory stand-by, assistance with intra-aortic balloon pumps (IAPB), cell saving, etc.
  • The Perfusionist will report directly to the Chief Perfusionist and complete all assigned functions and duties as outlined below.
  • This position will care for patients in the adult and geriatric age groups.
  • Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Allied Health Professions
    • Circulation Technology from an accredited school of Perfusion
    • Current Board Cetifification/Board Eligibilty
    • Minimum of two years of clinical perfusion
    • Experience with such procedures as left-heart bypass, ventricular assist devices, emergency percutaneous support devices, intra-aortic balloon pumps, laboratory blood analysis, cell saving and plasmapheresisSince first opening its doors in Gainesville in 1951, Northeast Georgia Medical Center has added hospital campuses in Braselton, Barrow and Dahlonega - and become Georgia's most awarded hospital. Some recognitions include being named to these lists:

      America's 50 Best Hospitals- Healthgrades

      100 Top Hospitals- Truven Health Analytics

      100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs- Beckers Hospital Review

      America's Top Quality Providers- Carechex

      Atlanta's Top 150 Workplaces- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

      Healthcare's Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems- Hospitals & Health Networks magazine

      NGMC has also been recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more.

Keywords: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc., Atlanta , PERFUSIONIST - PRN - GAINESVILLE, Other , Gainesville, Georgia

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