Location: Atlanta, GA
Cardio OR (Cardiovascular Operating Room)
Call Requirement – One Perfusionist on call at a time. Call consists of one week, every third week.
What is call response time? 30 Minutes
Holidays On call when Operating room is closed with exception for emergent cases.
Surgeon Availability: 24/7
Depending on case load, the Perfusionist coming off call Monday morning will be the early in/out person arrive at 6am if a heart surgery is scheduled Monday/Wednsday/Friday, and second in Tuesday/Thursday. Second perfusionist will arrive at 8:30am M/W/F, and first in T/T. The call perfusionist starts at 11am. Each perfusionist is expected to remain until the schedule allows for dismissal in order of arrival.
Common diagnosis / Types of patients: Case load is a mix of CABG, Valves, Root Replacements, Cardiac Anomalies (adult). Convergent, TAVR coverage. Occasional trauma cases.
Common Type of Equipment used: Current equipment includes Sorin/LivaNova S-5 Heart-Lung Machines with CP-5 Centrifugal Pump, Sorin/LivaNova 3T Heater/Coolers, Medtronic Autolog Cell Savers. Maquet CS100 IABPs.
Additional Notes: Responsibilities also include maintenance of Perfusion Department equipment and stock items. Charting and documentation of all perfusion related items.
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