Position: Perfusionist

Location: Tacoma, Washington


This position offers an opportunity for professional growth while working with adults, pediatrics, VADs, and ECMO, in a great work environment. Our surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nurses are cohesive and collaborative, we all strive together to provide the best patient care.

MultiCare / Pulse Heart Institute has invested a great deal of resources into our small department. We have the newest heart lung machines in the nation, and we are introducing a remote tele-health patient monitoring system for the CVICU and PICU. We are also building a High-Fidelity Perfusion Simulator Center to support our ECMO programs and enhance our Perfusion department. This will require our team to take on individual responsibilities as project leads, and offer a springboard for professional advancement.

This progressive Perfusionist performs, under the supervision of a licensed physician and according to prescribed procedures, those functions necessary for the management and treatment of patients requiring cardiopulmonary support. A perfusionist performs advanced technical work in the selection, preparation, operation, and maintenance of the heart/lung machine, other mechanical assist devices, and accessory equipment. The work area is primarily in the operating room but the possibility exists for working throughout the health system.


Previous pediatric - as well as adult - perfusionist experience preferred; Must have a passion for cardiac care working with a progressive team.
Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion, or meets Grandfather Clause of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Board
Certified or certification-eligible as per guidelines of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion

Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within 24 months of hire date
Current BLS certification

Contact: Shari Workman, MSM, SHRM-CP, CIR, Sr. Recruiter: 

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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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