Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: San Francisco, CA


NorCal Perfusion is based in San Francisco, California. The cultural and commercial center of Northern California, San Francisco is consistently rated in the top 10 of most livable cities in America. Here you will find a sense of community and hospitable conditions for all, especially young people, and the ability to develop professional skills and a sense of autonomy and identity. Lifestyle is a priority for NorCal Perfusion, so if you are interested in extraordinary experiences, consider our career path!

NorCal Perfusion partners with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland to excel in treating some of the tiniest children from all around the world with the most challenging diagnosis. The UCSF team of cutting edge innovators and world-renowned surgeons was ranked Best in Cardiology and Heart Surgery in Northern California (2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report). Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Dr. V. Mohan Reddy, performs pioneering heart surgeries on premature and extremely underweight neonates previously considered inoperable. Using sophisticated perfusion techniques, babies less than 500 grams experience the highest quality outcomes. Simply put, all of the surgeons you will encounter here in San Francisco are truly supporters, teachers and vocal advocates for NorCal perfusionists.

As a perfusionist with NorCal, you will have access to unparalleled opportunity for professional growth in a progressive hospital and a progressive city. You will be encouraged to pursue your interests in perfusion, research and medical missions as well as have a purposeful and balanced lifestyle. We believe our model of integrated support and case by case mentoring provides the best patient care at lower stress levels; we want you to feel comfortable in your work environment and expect a culture of professionalism and social responsibility within our team.


The ideal candidate for the NorCal Pediatric Perfusionist position will have academic curiosity and desire to grow both professionally and personally. We support our employees high quality of life here in SF with excellent benefits, extremely competitive compensation and an opportunity for meaningful career development.

NorCal Perfusion team members are located in San Francisco or the Peninsula within 30 minutes travel time. Some of these cities include Daly City, Pacifica, Brisbane, Millbrae and Burlingame. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Accordingly, NorCal Perfusion does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above.

Our hiring process is thorough yet transparent and brief. We look forward to hearing from you and sharing next steps.


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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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