Pediatric Perfusionist

Position: Pediatric Perfusionist

Location: Boston, MA


At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. It’s in major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And, it’s in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Cardiovascular Surgery Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
Responsibilities include:
•Monitoring and controlling extracorporeal perfusion equipment during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery and related procedures on patients of all ages, while under the direction of a physician and in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of practice.
•Selecting, assembling and preparing equipment and supplies for assigned cases.
•Operating and maintaining equipment.
•Assisting with inventory management.
•Assisting with assigned projects in a collaborative cardiovascular team.


To qualify, you must have:•Graduated from an accredited Perfusion Training Program, with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•Current certification as a Clinical Perfusionist by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
•Perfusionist licensure through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
•Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experienced‑based knowledge.
•The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

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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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