Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist 

Location: Knoxville, TN


The University of Tennessee Medical Center located in Knoxville, TN sits at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by many lakes, lending itself to endless outdoor activities.
Recognized as a U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital eight years in a row, UT Medical Center is also a Magnet® recognized hospital and a Joint Commission/American Heart Association certified Comprehensive Cardiac and Stroke Center.
It is also the region’s Level I Trauma Center and home to UT LIFESTAR aeromedical transport program. UT Medical Center has a dedicated Heart Hospital and six Centers of Excellence providing comprehensive care to its patients.
UTMC performs over 450 open heart procedures a year with a team of five perfusionists. The candidate will be joining the existing staff of four perfusionists responsible for: Adult perfusion, OPCAB, TAVR, ECMO, IABP, Impella, and HIPEC, for full description see application.


Candidates must be certified or eligible for the certification process by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion as well as Licensed Clinical Perfusionist in the State of Tennessee.

Contact: Contact Keith Atwell for more information

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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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