Perfusionist | Rapid City Hospital

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 23_3409.1


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Starting Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

The Clinical Perfusionist will practice under the supervision of the Director of Surgery and the primary surgeon. The perfusionist will utilize the principles and established standards of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately and systematically records all parameters pertaining to perfusion.
  • Assesses each surgical patient, assists the nursing staff and primary surgeon in making appropriate choices of perfusion supplies.
  • Assist other staff to implement improved actions of policy and procedures as a result of Performance Improvement activities.
  • Assists the surgeon with pacemaker analysis and programming in Cardiopulmonary Bypass when requested.
  • Assists with patient assessment, provides surgical back-up and IABP assistance to the cardiac cath lab, CCU and ICU.
  • Assures that perfusion supplies and equipment will be available for all cases.
  • Demonstrates the skill and judgment necessary to implement procedures and documents appropriately.
  • Establish quality indicators that will be monitored and reported monthly.
  • Evaluates the perfusion pack and all perfusion supplies annually.
  • In accordance with established protocol, sets-up and primes the heart lung machine and cardioplegia circuits.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors degree in Science

Experience - 1+ years of Clinical Experience
Education - Masters degree in Perfusion
Certification - Certified Clinical Perfusionist - American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)

Physical Requirements: Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category

Clinical Care

Job Family

Clinical Support


RCH Perfusion

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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