Summary Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical Instructor in the Windsor-Sarnia Region
Find key facts and figures about working as a cardiovascular perfusion clinical instructor. The following information is applicable to all Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists (NOC 32103).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Respiratory therapists assist physicians in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with respiratory and cardiopulmonary disorders. Clinical perfusionists provide technical support to patients undergoing cardiac surgery and patients requiring cardio-respiratory support. Cardiopulmonary technologists assist physicians in the technical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Respiratory therapists are employed in hospitals, extended care facilities, public health centres, sleep, private or dental clinics and respiratory home care companies. Clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists are primarily employed in hospitals. Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists who are supervisors or instructors
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in the Windsor-Sarnia Region
advertised in Ontario
- Assemble, maintain and operate heart assist devices during cardiac surgery
- Perform diagnostic tests
- Train and supervise students or other staff
- Administer various substances through heart-lung machines
- Operate and monitor respiratory equipment to administer treatments
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