Position: Perfusionist

Location: Galveston, TX


The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is seeking a Perfusionist to join our growing team. The perfusionist will operate extracorporeal circulation equipment and autotransfusion equipment during any medical situation, including the circulation of blood during open-heart surgery. He/She will assist the Perioperative Services area to achieve key performance indicators focused on perfusion services and is responsible for the selection of appropriate equipment and techniques to be used. The selected candidate will ensure the safe management of physiologic functions and consult with physicians in the selection of appropriate equipment and resources required for extracorporeal support of patients’ circulatory or respiratory functions. If you’d like to explore this opportunity for career growth in one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation, apply now at

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is a major academic medical center and member of the prestigious Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world. UTMB Health has four campuses – Galveston, League City, Angleton Danbury and Clear Lake with a total of 6 hospitals and 90 clinics in 50 locations throughout the region. UTMB has a long and remarkable history of advancing health sciences education, research and patient care. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward-thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients and the people of Texas and beyond, in innovative ways. For more information, visit

UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! Enjoy our family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island! Go to to find out more about Galveston and the surrounding communities.


Required Qualifications:
• Completion of an accredited cardiovascular perfusion training program.
• Bachelor’s degree in perfusion technology, life science, or allied health specialty (e.g., Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Technology).
• Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and licensure as a Perfusionist in the state of Texas. New grads tenure contingent on passing the ABCP exam.
• Validated for Basic Life Support and successfully complete accreditation and other regulatory requirements within the probationary period.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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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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