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Perfusionist for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Abu Dhabi
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2024

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Internal Medicine
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This position is responsible for assembling and disassembling and operating heart/lung machines and providing total patient support during cardiopulmonary bypass.

  • Assembles and operates the heart/lung machine within the safe scope of
  • established clinical practice.
  • Manages patient parameters within the accepted safe ranges of established clinical practice.
  • Sets-up and operates all available perfusion devices.
  • Supports organ transplant procedures and new surgical procedures.
  • Assists in research, animal testing and product evaluation.
  • Maintains on-call responsibilities and operating room coverage.
  • Performs department functions such as laboratory coverage, stock of supplies.
  • and equipment maintenance
  • Provides total patient support during cardiopulmonary bypass.
  • Performs patient charting.


Typical physical demands include: a high degree of manual dexterity to sufficiently perform computer functions on a keyboard, produce materials on a PC and operate basic office equipment, normal or corrected vision and hearing, ability to lift and/or bear the weight of 100 pounds or more while pulling, lifting, pushing and transferring patients, work under stressful conditions and some irregular hours, travel in an ambulance, small airplane or helicopter for organ procurement, work with protective gear, mobility sufficient to visit with departments or employees throughout CCAD and lift up to 50 lbs





Bachelors degree in a science subject plus a post graduate diploma/certificate in Perfusion is required.


Minimum of two (2) years experience as perfusionist is required.

Certification and Licensure

Current national license is required.

Registration with the society of Perfusionist of Great Britain and Ireland or the European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusionion is required

Job Specific Skills and Abilities

Strong organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak and write in English is required Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred


Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital and the soon to open Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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