BLOOD CONSERVATION COORDINATOR

Posted on

Saturday, 29 December 2018, 22 Rabia Al Thani 1440

 

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Sunday, 29 December 2019, 3 Jumada Al Awal 1441

 

Location

 

Riyadh

 

Department/Section

 

Blood Conservation & Isolated Organs Perfusion Section

Summary

Responsible for carrying out routine clinical Intraoperative Cell Salvage (ICS), Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and Isolated Organ Perfusion (IOP) services under the direction of the Manager, Blood Conservation and Isolated Organ Perfusion.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Determines, assembles and monitors equipment needed for ICS, PRP, and IOP.

2. Coordinates the procedures involving blood conservation and to support trained and training staff.

3. Coordinate blood conservation projects with other hospital departments.

4. Reviews patient's medical history and chart to determine what equipment can be used and whether cell salvage is appropriate for the as well as to be used on ongoing research into the effectiveness of the ICS, PRP, and IOP for the patient and the hospital.

5. Consults with Surgeons and Anaesthesiologists to obtain needed set-up information.

6. Observes equipment for proper operation.

7. Maintains equipment as necessary.

8. Monitors and analysis blood gas, blood chemistry, anticoagulation and hematologic.

9. Administers medications and blood components.

10. Documents associated with described duties to retain records for the patients benefit, research and audit purposes.

11. Involves in training, research, product evaluation and continuing education as described by the Director, POS and the Manager, BCIOP which is essential to quality management, that training is on-going and that new devices are evaluated and they have benefit to the patient.  

12. Creates and revises lntemal Policy and Procedures with regards to Blood Conservation program.

13. Creates staff development programs for Anesthesia Technologists and Nursing staff within the operating room

14.  Follows all hospital related policies and procedures.

15. Participates in self and other's education. training and development. as possible.

Education

Bachelor Degree in perfusion Science or other related discipline is required. 

Experience Required

Four (4) years of related experience is required.

Other Requirements(Certificates)

- Must be familiar with blood conservation techniques, education and training, and research.

- American Board Certified or national equivalent is required.

- Possession of a certificate in Perioperative Blood Management Technology is preferred.