Position: Perfusionist

Location: San Jose, CA


Very Generous Sign-on Bonus!!!

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

SpecialtyCare continues to grow and we’d like you to grow with us. We are the industry leader in perfusion—participating in over 100,000 surgeries each year in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We serve more than 350 hospitals and support nearly 600 surgeons during open heart surgeries and other complex procedures. With SpecialtyCare, you will be able to share your acquired expertise with your colleagues and customers, all while providing safer surgery and better outcomes for your patients.

We're looking for an experienced perfusionist to join our team in San Jose. This position has a very lucrative sign-on bonus. You can receive extra call pay for taking greater than 15 days in a month, and you can also get extra pay per hour by taking on ECMO. This account has four hospitals that total about 520 cases annually. The caseload includes CABG, Valves, Aortas, Hipec, Angiovac and some ECMO - all adult cases. The team consists of four perfusionists, pumping approximately 100 cases per year.  Lots of opportunity  for career advancement into leadership roles!  This work-life balance is augmented with a newly updated VERY competitive salary for the Northern California market, rivaling that of Stanford, a substantial sign-on bonus, continuing education reimbursement, 401k match, and more. 

San Jose is located in the Silicon Valley, the technology hub of America, where Apple has its world-renowned “Apple Park”, open to visitors year round.  This city is a great walking town, boasting beautiful gardens, parks, and museums, as well as art galleries and the theater for a night out on the town. 

Are you a foodie?  Well, this is the place for you because there are multiple neighborhoods with chic cocktail bars and hip cafes, all with their eclectic menus rivaling the most popular in New York, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle.  This is not to mention the local wineries nearby!

Like Sports?  Levi’s stadium, home of the champion football team San Francisco 49ers, is just minutes away.  It’s also home to major league soccer as well as the national hockey league. 

Have Kids?  There are at least 6 amusement parks and zoos in the greater San Jose area that are friendly to both little kids, and big kids alike. 

Love the outdoors?  Incredibly, San Jose is only a short drive to the beautiful Yosemite National Park.  This, along with the other beautiful parks and gardens, gives ample access to hiking, biking, and climbing.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Most importantly, this position offers ample opportunity to enjoy all of the great things this city has to offer because there is a great work-life balance, pumping roughly only 100 cases/year!  This work-life balance is augmented with a newly updated VERY competitive salary for the Northern California market, rivaling that of Stanford, a substantial sign-on bonus, continuing education reimbursement, 401k match, and more.  Finally, if upward movement is interesting to you, there is opportunity for advancement into leadership roles.


ABCP certification is required.
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

Recent Stories
Staff Perfusionist

Staff Perfusionist

Staff Perfusionist

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.

Click Here to Learn More

Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

Members - Click to Post a Position
Non-Members - Click to Post a Position

Contact AmSECT

AmSECT National Headquarters
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

  Phone: (312) 321-5156
  Fax: (312) 673-6656

AmSECT © 2021 | View Privacy Policy | Site Map