Position: Perfusionist

Location: Rock Island, IL


• Manages extra-corporeal circulation through the use of the heart-lung machine, autotransfusion devices and other associated medical equipment specific to the patient’s physiologic, pathologic and metabolic requirements.
• Enter data into the STS data base.
• Adheres to the Essentials and Guidelines of Perfusion Practice defined by the American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology.
• Critically evaluates individual patient requirements and responds appropriately to uncommon or emergency situations.
• Complies with CLIA regulations for point of care testing.
• Complies with AABB and institutional guidelines for intra-operative autotransfusion procedures.
• Accepts on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis with other Perfusionists.
• Performs routine maintenance of perfusion equipment as needed
• Participates in continuous improvement activities, team meetings, committees and projects. Collaborates with the Chief Perfusionist in any unusual or uncommon perfusion events that may affect patient care.
• Evaluates individual patient requirements and responds appropriately to uncommon or emergency situations.
• Evaluates environmental safety and provides an environment that is safe based on age and developmental status.
• Regularly attends continuing education seminars to update knowledge and improve skills.
• Supports instructional programs for other health team members related to cardiopulmonary bypass.
• Contributes to cardiovascular perfusion clinical outcomes database.


• Certification by American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).
• Illinois State Perfusion License.
• Ability to be on call; must live within 60 minutes from the hospital.
• New grads are welcome to apply.


Recent Stories



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.

Click Here to Learn More

Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

Members - Click to Post a Position
Non-Members - Click to Post a Position

Contact AmSECT

AmSECT National Headquarters
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

  Phone: (312) 321-5156
  Fax: (312) 673-6656

AmSECT © 2020 | View Privacy Policy | Site Map