Position: Perfusionist

Location: Aurora, CO


Perfusionist - Operating Room (10k Sign On Bonus)

Performs assembly, calibration, maintenance, and cleaning of perfusion equipment and circuits.

Provides and documents clinical perfusion care in connection with a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures, including cardiopulmonary support or bypass, autotransfusion, adult and pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ventricular assist devices (VAD), and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of perfusion policies, standards, and procedures. Experience in academic medicine or working with multidisciplinary students preferred.

May participate in or perform clinical perfusion research. Stays abreast of current and developing advances in field. Participates in the evaluation and selection of new equipment. Must show evidence and experience in implementing evidence based guidelines into clinical practice.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


* Basic Life Support
* Certified Clinical Perfusionist
Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in related field and graduate of an accredited Perfusionist program.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure if required by law. Certified as a Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
Preferred Experience: 1 year as ABCP certified perfusionist
IF APPLICABLE: BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer.


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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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