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Job Summary

Set up and operate heart surgery equipment during surgical procedures.  Adjust and monitor equipment functioning to ensure patient safety.  Operate heart/lung machine needed for complete or partial cardiopulmonary bypass or in cases of respiratory failure.  Perform procedures utilizing the intra-aortic balloon pump, cell saver, ventricular assist devices and other equipment.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in a health science field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Graduation from an accredited cardiovascular perfusion training program with certification, for certified position
  • Knowledge of problem solving methods associated with the equipment, surgery, or patient's condition. 
  • Knowledge of anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, hematology, cardiology and surgery.
  • Call commitment with a 30 minute response rate.

Non Certified:

  • Certification eligibility (required certification within 2 years of hire date) for non-certified position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations.
  • Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture.

Work Schedule

  • Full Time.
  • Day/Evenings, with call.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.