Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery
Position Title: Perfusionist
Location: San Bernardino, CA
Description: CommonSpirit Health is the largest Catholic health system, and the second-largest nonprofit hospital chain, in the United States. It operates more than 700 care sites and 142 hospitals in 21 states. Founded, in 2019, by the merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives; CommonSpirit Health formed as one of the largest non-profit hospital systems by revenue in the United States.
St. Bernardine Medical Center, a Dignity Health hospital, has a well-established heart and vascular program. Since 1960, the Inland Empire Heart & Vascular Institute has treated each patient with compassion in one of the most innovative cardiac care environments in Southern California. We perform nearly 400 open heart cases a year and nearly 100 structural heart disease cases a year which includes TAVR procedure. St. Bernardine is also affiliated with the University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine as a clinical site for their medical students.
San Bernardino County, Californias Outdoor Playground, located just east of Los Angeles. The County of San Bernardino is a haven for travelers and residents alike. Featuring the natural beauty of the San Bernardino Mountains and the Mojave Desert it is the leading recreational area for Southern California. Whether you're looking for relaxation or recreation, your family and friends will never forget the vacation "where the desert meets the water". Popular beaches, ski resorts, and the desert are within 1 to 1.5 hours driving. All the major tourist attractions, i.e., Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and SeaWorld San Diego are close by for a day trip with family and friends.
We are seeking a full-time perfusionist to join our well-functioning, dedicated heart team. The perfusionist will conduct cardiopulmonary bypass for open-heart procedures, anticoagulation management, and autologous blood salvaging /transfusion, and quality control management. It is an all-adult cardiac program with no ECMO.
The prospective candidate would join a staff of 3 perfusionists performing approximately 400 adult hearts per year. The duty includes coverage of vascular cell savers and some TAVRs. Shared call rotation, will be on call 33% of the time.
ABCP certification is required.
5+ years of perfusion experience preferred but will consider lesser experience, too.
Can work well independently and as part of the OR team.
This position will be available starting on January 1, 2021.
We know that humankindness is powerful medicine. After more than a century of experience, we’ve learned that modern medicine is more effective when it’s delivered with compassion. We are successful because we know that the word care is what makes health care work.At Dignity Health, our humankindness is extended to every member of the team. We take a holistic approach to letting our people know that they truly matter. We chose the name Dignity Health because the value of dignity is woven into the fabric of our culture. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.We offer a supportive, collegial environment, with a staff that’s passionate about bringing the very best practices to patient care. We are an organization committed to facility infrastructure, the latest technology and effective communication. Most of all, you will discover the spirit, idealism and family-friendly environment that comes with a mission driven, not-for-profit healthcare o...rganization."Hello humankindness starts with the proven idea that human connection leads to better health."