Clinical Perfusionist

Position: Clinical Perfusionist

Location: Minneapolis, MN


The chief objective of this position:
Maintains life-support functions during cardiopulmonary bypass for those patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Provides additional cardiac support for patients undergoing radiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures related to cardiac disease. Assists in preservation of hemodynamic stability through blood conservation/salvage/infusion for those patients undergoing both scheduled and emergency surgery for cardiac as well as other surgical specialties.


Qualifications and Education:
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.


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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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