Position: Perfusionist

Location:  St. Louis, MO


Assists physicians in the medical center by performing all duties necessary to provide perfusion services during cardiac, vascular and other surgical cases. Reports to the Manager-Perfusion Services. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and mercy service standards.

The prospective candidate would join a staff of 3 perfusionists performing 500+ adult hearts per year. Includes coverage of vascular cell savers and some TAVRs. Mercy East Community ECMO center performing about 20 ECMO cases per year. Works with CVIVU critical care physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists to provide support for ECMO patients. Will be on call 25% of the time. Mercy STL is a Level 1 trauma center.


Bachelor’s degree required
Must hold a Missouri license as a Licensed Clinical Perfusionist (LCP)
Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) required. ABCP certified or eligible
4-5 years of Perfusionist work experience is preferred


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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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