Position: Perfusionist

Location: Coon Rapids, MN


Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.

Join our Minneapolis team of 3 perfusionists. This is a very busy practice performing approximately 400 open heart procedures per year. You will cover multiple hospitals, all adult cases, complex and aortic cases. You will support a very active Advance Heart Failure program with Transplants, Destination Therapy VADs, and ECMOs.

Excellent opportunity for a great work / life balance is to be had at Mercy Hospital. Mercy is a community hospital located in the northwestern suburb of Coon Rapids, MN.

We are looking to add a third perfusionist to our team. We do approximately 350 cases a year with an experienced surgeon group. Our surgeons and anesthesia respect perfusion and values our input. The cases are generally elective Off Pump CABGs, warm beating CABGs, valve repair and replacements, infrequent ECMO insertions and transport, complex aortic repairs, TAVRs, along with the occasional standby for laser leads and washouts. Evening and weekend call-in procedures are rare. Our operating rooms are newly constructed and beautiful. There is also opportunities to practice at Abbott Northwestern Hospital if more challenging cases are desired.

We are offering a $15000 Sign on Bonus, PLUS Living Expenses - For 1 Year!!!


Position Requirements
You must obtain ABCP certification within two years of joining SpecialtyCare.
Two years minimum of experience; five plus years of experience preferred.
Ability to work on Call; must live within 30 minutes from the hospital.

The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision. The following competencies are highly valued:
Focused on clinical quality and delivering the absolute best results for patients.
Ability to adapt and thrive in a high stress environment necessary.
Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills are essential.
Proven self-starter who works well independently and as a part of the OR team.
Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

Contact: Debbie Hughes - Perfusion Recruiter - 615-345-5384 or

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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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