Pediatric Perfusionist, Instructor

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist, Instructor

Location: Portland, OR


Looking for a new adventure? Come discover all that the beautiful Pacific Northwest has to offer. Doernbecher Children’s Hospital-OHSU is seeking an experienced pediatric perfusionist to join our team. We are looking for a candidate who has a passion for pediatrics, self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and a team player. Individual will provide perfusion services for open heart surgeries, cardiac and respiratory ECMO, and stand-by procedures in the OR and Cath Lab.
Our perfusionists work alongside a team of RT and RN trained ECMO specialists. All aspects of the ECMO program, including initiation, patient management, training and simulation, and program management is performed in collaboration with the ECMO Medical Director and perfusion team.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, participation in committees, Quality Improvement activities, POC management for all perfusion devices, and clinical instructor for perfusion students.


Bachelor’s degree required in an allied health field or equivalent.
ABCP Certified or Board Eligible within 6 months
BLS certification
Perfusion call is required for both Perfusion and ECMO programs.
Candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills and ability to interact constructively with patients and families
Preferred but not required:
AmSect Fellow of Pediatric Perfusion
Pediatric and ECMO experience

Contact: Carmen Giacomuzzi

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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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