PRISCILLA 's Resume

Summary

Certified Clinical Perfusionist with 9 years of extensive and diverse experience. Strong clinical and people skills, with a dependable and self-motivating work ethic. A highly recognized individual seeking a job opportunity where he can use his skills of performing quality management and perfusion functions for ABC level-one trauma center and teaching hospital. Perform pediatric and adult procedures, including open heart, transplants, isolated limb perfusion, and a variety of orthopedic and vascular surgeries.

Professional Experience
Apr 2016 - Jan 2018
Jackson Memorial Hospital

CLINICAL PERFUSIONIST

Florida

  • In charge of the clinical support for the Cardiopulmonary product line for Maquet
  • Cardiovascular division.
  • Training customers in Extracorporeal Life Support system, presentation of oxygenators, the heart-lung machine, heater-cooler unit etc.
  • Attended all Maquet events, congresses, and meetings.
  • Cardiopulmonary Expert trainer, ECLS Expert Trainer, and creator of ECLS CardioHelp guideline.
  • Autotransfusion. Performed all aspects of autotransfusion in the intra-operative and postoperative setting.
  • Maintained written records specifically for the Continuous Autotransfusion System (CATS) and the Cell
  • Saver 5 procedures and Angel platelet gelling.

Aug 2012 - Jan 2016
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

CARDIAC PERFUSIONIST

Florida

  • Performs necessary checks and tests to ensure the working order and integrity of the circuit
  • Attends internal and external educational meeting
  • Participates in periodic maintenance, cleaning, and calibration of equipment
  • Processes remaining blood in CPB circuit post bypass
  • Performs perioperative autologous blood collection and administration (PABCA) utilizing the autoLog cell washer (Medtronic Inc.)
  • Assembles and operates Intra aortic balloon pump (IABP)
  • Periodically withdraws blood from the CPB circuit for blood gas, chemistry, anticoagulation analysis and special studies.

Mar 2011 - May 2012
Comprehensive Care Hospital

PERFUSIONIST

Florida

  • Participate in development and revision of policy and procedure, performance improvement, quality management, and staff education
  • Assist in the management of the inventory as it pertains to open heart and autotransfusion procedures
  • Manages the patient parameters within the accepted safe ranges of established clinical practice
  • Develops innovative solutions resulting in improved quality/customer service
  • May provide occasional day coverage to other AHN facilities in Pittsburgh area
  • Monitors and maintains an adequate anticoagulation status of the patient during CPB according to established protocols
  • Physical abilities to complete job duties and responsibilities under prescribed environmental and working conditions.

Education
Mar 2011 - May 2012
7.6 CGPA

Barry University

Florida

Achievement
  • Yearly staff training in Abiomed, IABP, ECMO circuit, and oxygenater change out to ensure proficiency in set-up and trouble-shooting skills
  • Total Quality Management:
  • Blood management/institution of mini circuit and RAP procedures
  • Glucose control/ Insulin administration and cardioplegia change
About Me
  • Name PRISCILLA HOWELL

  • Email priscilla.howell@cvowl.com

  • Phone 555-322-7337

  • Location 1 square street, New York, USA

  • Age38 (26-Oct-1981)

  • Gender Female

  • Marital Status Married

  • Nationality American

  • Education Cardiovascular Perfusion (Barry University)

  • Experience Jackson Memorial Hospital  (CLINICAL PERFUSIONIST)