|Working Title:||Procurement Tech|
|Business Entity:||CSMC – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center|
|Cost Center # – Cost Center Name:||0786901 – Lung Acquisition|
|Job Category:||Allied Health/Clinical|
|Job Specialty:||Other Allied Health|
|Position Type:||Per Diem|
|Days:||Monday – Friday|
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has established itself as one of the nation’s most respected healthcare leaders by elevating care to an art. After all, the same dedication, passion and technical skills that make for an extraordinary artist define the exceptional professionals who choose to establish their careers with us. If you are committed to practicing your craft at a higher level, we invite you to join us.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
The Procurement Technician functions as an integral member of the heart and lung transplant team under the general direction of the cardiothoracic surgeon. Provides assistance with organ recovery, accompanies the cardiothoracic surgeon and performs pulsatile heart and/or lung perfusion. In a sterile environment has responsibility to set up the heart and/or lung pack on the back-table. Assigned to perform scrub and support duties and has the responsibility to ensure smooth team work through the application of knowledge and effective communication with surgeons, nurses, scrub technicians, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, ancillary personnel, and other health care team members. Responsible to ensure safe organ transport according to UNOS guidelines.
Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities
High school diploma or equivalent, BA/BS degree preferred.
Clinical experience preferred.
Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry preferred.
Ability to listen and follow directions and implement perfusion.
The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.
Frequent sitting and standing, occasional walking and bending, occasional lifting and pushing of equipment or supplies up to fifty (50) pounds.
Able to assist in lifting patients and positioning.
Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms.