The Perfusionist is to maintain adequate circulatory and respiratory support during open heart surgery. This support includes: set-up and operation of the extra-corporeal circuit, set-up and calibration of physiological monitoring as required for the conduct of perfusion, set-up and operation of auto transfusion equipment, calibration and operation of point of care testing equipment, as well as, maintaining proper perfusion records. The Perfusionist is responsible for the set-up and operation of advanced life support systems including: intra-aortic balloon pump, ventricular assist devices, adult, pediatric, and neonatal ECMO and cardiac laser tech. The Perfusionist is also required to be competent to scrub and utilize the blower/mister. Section III: Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure The Perfusionist must be a graduate from a council on allied health education administration approved perfusion training program and be certified or certification eligible by the American board of cardiovascular perfusion, bring examined within two years of eligibility. If non-certified, the Perfusionist must have completed 75 primary cardiac perfusions per year for the last two consecutive years. The Perfusionist must successfully complete all orientation programs. The Perfusionist must hold a valid license for the practice of perfusion in the state of New Jersey. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.