Jun 23, 2022

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist 2021-115376

  • Novant Health
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
PRN

Job Description

Overview

Provides care to patients in cardiac or respiratory failure receiving ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation). Includes monitoring and maintaining ECMO patients and rapid response for ECMOcannulation. Responsible for all aspects of monitoring and troubleshooting the ECMO circuit and related equipment during the treatment period.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

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Qualifications

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse program or Respiratory Therapy program is required with current licensure and certification as appropriate. For RN, BSN preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of (2) two years of direct patient care experience in a neonatal, pediatric or adult ICU setting is required.
  • License/Certification: Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Asociation required. ACLS preferred.
  • Additional skills required: Provides valuable assessment skills to the ECMO physician and perfusionist.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".