Clinical Perfusionist

Position: Clinical Perfusionist

Location: Birmingham, AL

Birmingham VA Medical Center
700 19th Street S
Birmingham, Alabama 35233

Description: Excellent opportunity exist to work for a government contractor with competitive compensation and work-life balance. Posterity Group is seeking a professional, experienced Clinical Perfusionist and Assistant Perfusionist. Join one of the leading providers of services to loyal veterans who have served our country.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ideal candidate must be a motivated self-starter with great attention to detail and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Provide qualified Clinical Perfusion and/ or Auto transfusion services to Veterans. Provides patient care in support, treatment, measurement or supplementation of circulatory system during cardiopulmonary surgical procedures.
  • Support the physiological and metabolic needs of the surgical patient so that the surgeon may operate on a still non-beating heart.
  • Utilization of the heart-lung machine, as well as its associated components of an oxygenator, filters, reservoirs, and tubing.
  • Responsible for the circulatory and respiratory functions of the heart-lung machine.


  • Completion of an accredited Allied Health Education Program School of Perfusion Technology program.
  • Current certification as a clinical perfusionist as recognized by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).
  • Must have a minimum of at least two (2) years experience as a Clinical Perfusionist.
  • Experience shall be demonstrated in the following areas: Open heart surgery, autotransfusion, heart lung machine, membrane oxygenation, left/right heart bypass, intra-aortic balloon pumping and centrifugal ventricular assist device.

Contact: Phone: (301) 232-5675 or Email:

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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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