Chief Perfusionist - Ashley River Tower

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 11/07/2023

Job Description Summary

The Chief Perfusionist reports to the Chief Perioperative Operations Officer [CPOO]. Under general supervision, the Chief Perfusionist is responsible for the management and coordination of patient care to include personnel and fiscal activities. Direct responsibility for the management of the perfusion team; to include management of staff’s call and work schedules to ensure 24/7 coverage of perfusion services for both pediatric and adult patient populations, a regular cadence for staff meetings, timely communication, development of unit goals to include yearly staff evaluations and feedback for staff development. This role will work collaboratively with Heart & Vascular ICCE, Periop Business Director and CPOO to develop and implement one-three and five-year strategic plans [Program growth, labor resources, capital planning, etc.]. This role also provides clinical support to monitor and control extracorporeal circulation devices during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and other related procedures as required to support or replace the cardiopulmonary/circulatory function of a patient. Chief Perfusionist will serve as clinical call back-up, as needed. This position represents the department and hospital on committees.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC004051 CHS - Charleston CEO

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Manages one or more functional areas of a department. Manages two or more professional and support staff including subordinate supervisors. Typically has hire, fire, or promotion authority. Evaluates and makes improvements to department processes while ensuring compliance with organizational policies and applicable laws and regulations. More discretion and greater financial authority than other lower management levels. Manages initiatives, strategic priorities and programs which have an impact on the organization. Works independently and in collaboration with leadership to support the budget process and meeting key operational goals. Plans, organizes, facilitates, monitors, and evaluates activities and functions of the department/functional business area based employee/organizational goals. Collaborates with leaders to establish operating procedures, enhance clinical/non-clinical workflows, increase productivity, and improve overall quality outcomes and operational efficiencies within a variety of delivery settings.

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Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience: 7 years progressive work experience and 2 years management experience

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Healthcare & Public Health

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