Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist

Location: Madison, WI


  • Immediate opening for a Full Time Perfusionist- Variable Shift
  • Employer: SSM St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Join one of the leading heart programs in the state of Wisconsin, the Dean & St. Mary’s Cardiac Center provides an excellent setting to practice the art and science of your profession
  • As a member of this talented and experienced group of Perfusionists, you will perform all aspects of CPB, manage IABP in the OR and provide expert support for critical care nursing for post op IABP therapy
  • The program performs over 550 Heart Surgeries annually, including CABGS, Valves, Minimally Invasive AVR/MVR, TAVR, Aortic Aneurysms/Dissections, ECMO and Autologous Blood Therapy procedures with the opportunity for growth
  • Ideal candidates will possess excellent teamwork skills and initiative
  • Position intended for long term placement

Requirements: Education requirement includes completion of an accredited university based perfusion program and/or current certification as a clinical perfusionist as recognized by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.


  • Current State of Wisconsin Perfusionist license required
  • Yearly continuing education units must be completed for continued certification. 


  • 3-5 years perfusion experience is preferred, new grads may apply

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: The technical complexity of this position requires the incumbent to have a complete understanding of cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular procedures. Must be knowledgeable of cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, electrocardiograph (ECG) interpretation and pharmacology. Very knowledgeable of cardiopulmonary bypass equipment and procedures. Must be proficient at operating the cardiopulmonary bypass machine. 



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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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