Location: Tacoma, WA
Description: The incumbent performs, under the supervision of a licensed physician and according to prescribed procedures, those functions necessary for the support and treatment of the cardiopulmonary system of a patient. A perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation, and maintenance of the heart/lung machine, other mechanical assist devices, and accessory equipment. The work area is primarily the operating room but the possibility exists for working throughout the hospital.
* Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion or met Grandfather Clause of the * American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Board
* Certified or certification-eligible as per guidelines of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
* Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within 24 months of hire date
* Current BLS certification