Position: Perfusionist

Location:  Newark, DE


Christiana Care Health System is seeking a full-time Perfusionist to join our dynamic Cardiac Surgery practice located at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE just 40 miles south of center city Philadelphia. The successful candidate will join our employed team of 5 staff Perfusionists. Call is shared at 1:6. This position offers access to a wide range of cardiac surgery procedures and technologies with state of the art facilities and experienced support staff.

Christiana Care’s experienced Cardiac Surgery team performs close to 1,000 procedures annually. This position is newly created to meet the growing demand due to organizational, procedural and community growth. CCHS is a regional referral center for patients throughout Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania for cardiac surgery procedures including coronary artery bypass, aortic and mitral valve repair and replacement, TAVR, TEVAR, Lead Extraction, Mitraclip, ECMO, VAD, complex aortic procedures, and robotic coronary procedures. Our practice is located on our expansive Christiana Hospital campus, a level-1 trauma center with 913 beds.

CCHS offers a competitive salary offered with comprehensive benefits and paid time off.

CCHS is one of the most dynamic health systems in the mid-Atlantic region. We are not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. We rank 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 21st for surgical admissions on the East Coast.


•Graduate of an accredited Perfusion program required.
•Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or board eligible with certification received within 18 months of hire..
•Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

Contact: Nicholas Spadea, Clinical Manager,, 302-733-2063

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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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