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RN I-ECMO Specialist Weekender Overnight

Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application:

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Human Resources

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Children's ECMO and Neurophysiology Lab


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

RN I-ECMO Specialist Weekender Overnight

Job Summary:

To operate extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) system according to protocol. To monitor system and maintain accurate and timely reports of system activities. To monitor progress of patient's status and adjust ECMO system accordingly. To document and report all pertinent information to ECMO coordinator and ECMO physician.

a. Weekend shift hours are those worked Friday 1900 through Monday 0700

i. Day Shift Hours: 0700 - 1900

ii. Night Shift Hours: 1900 - 0700

Education & Experience

Must be licensed as RN for eighteen (18) months. Eighteen (18) months of nursing experience in an intensive care required.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: Valid RN license. PALS preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

ECMO training will require advanced critical thinking skills also, teaching ability. Leadership ability, interpersonal skills, verbal communications skills, collaborative skills, the ability to handle flexible scheduling including on-call shifts. Must complete annual safety training.

Must have decision making skills. Competency for this job may include animal lab models and competency will be ensured initially and on an ongoing basis.


* Facilitates safe and orderly operation of extra-corporeal circuit according to ECMO protocol including but not limited to: drawing blood samples, administering medication, fluids and blood products, monitoring and intervening for circuit complications. Maintaining anticoagulation therapy; analyzing activated coagulation time (ACT), blood gas, chemistry panel, HGB/HCT, adjusting the gas and pump flow, monitoring and maintaining dynamic pressures and blood flow of the circuit.
* Assures complete documentation of ECMO records.
* Reports pertinent information on patient's status to on coming team.
* Participates in ECMO related performance improvement and research activities.
* Forms effective relationships with co-workers, customers and suppliers.
* Participates and completes initial ECMO training. Maintains competency in the function as an ECMO specialist, maintains ongoing theory and skill level with changes in practice.
* Provides effective instructions to patients and family members. Communicates in an effective and positive manner with child/family and other members of the health care team. Manages rapid accurate decisions regarding severe diseases, chronic illness, death and dying with the ability to cope in these stressful situations.
* The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, constant working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, occasional standing, and occasional walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Part time

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