Clinical Perfusionist

Position: Clinical Perfusionist

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Description: Set up and operate heart surgery equipment during surgical procedures.  Adjust and monitor equipment functioning to ensure patient safety.  Operate heart/lung machine needed for complete or partial cardiopulmonary bypass or in cases of respiratory failure.  Perform procedures utilizing the intra-aortic balloon pump, cell saver, ventricular assist devices and other equipment.


  • Graduation from an accredited cardiovascular perfusion training program with certification, for certified position
  • Certification eligibility (required certification within 3 years) for non-certified position
  • Knowledge of problem solving methods associated with the equipment, surgery, or patient's condition
  • Knowledge of anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, hematology, cardiology and surgery
  • Call commitment with a 30 minute response rate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations
  • Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture
  • Full Time
  • Day/Evenings, with call


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AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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