Position: Perfusionist

Location: Bellingham, WA


We're looking for an experienced perfusionist or strong new grad to join our team in Bellingham, Washington! The ideal candidate is excited to learn new procedures and new equipment. This perfusionist should also be willing to troubleshoot any problem that could arise.

We want someone that is self-motivated, dependable, and teamwork oriented. A typical day in this account has a non-call perfusionist do morning case, while the on-call perfusionist comes in later for the second case. Most cases are scheduled - there is an occasional weekend case, but rarely is there a weeknight call. The caseload consists of CABGs Valves, Circarrest, Asc Ao, VADs on standby for TAVRs, convergents and lead extraction -all adult only. There are typically 230 to 320 cases annually, so about 115 per perfusionist. The two perfusionists work with three surgeons that are all fast and easy-going. This account does have ECMO, but usually, only two or three annually.

This is a great account with a moderate work load. You'll be in a great environment with the opportunity to take on more responsibility with experience.


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 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, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, and Continuous Improvement.

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


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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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