Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist

Location: Celebration, FL


General Purpose
Under the supervision of a physician member of the medical staff, Clinical Perfusionist will operate the heart-lung machine in order to maintain the circulation and other organ functions preoperatively for the supervising medical staff member's patients that require cardiopulmonary bypass during surgical procedures. The Clinical Perfusionist will monitor the supervising medical staff member's patient's hemodynamic and physiologic status preoperatively and administer blood, blood products, and any pharmacological support required to maintain appropriate hemodynamic and physiologic state. The Clinical Perfusionist is expected to adhere to applicable PACF procedures and the PACF commitment to excellent standards.

Essential Functions
Set up and operation of the heart-lung machine for surgical procedures that require cardiopulmonary bypass according to protocols prescribed by the supervising physician member of the medical staff. Notifies supervising medical staff member about unusual or unexpected events or problems related to the above procedure. Clean external surfaces of equipment as required. Must live within 30 minutes of Advent Health Celebration to meet call requirements.

Types of Procedures (200+ cases/year/perfusionist)
Aortic Aneurysms/Dissections
Cell Saver
IABP/Impella management
Laser Lead Extractions/Pericardial Windows- pump standby
ECMO (Maquet Cardiohelp)- initiation then transfer to affiliated Advent Health Orlando Advanced Cardiac Surgical Unit

Required Previous Experience (Minimum 3 years experience)

Applicants must be able to demonstrate successful performance of 40 clinical perfusions in the past 12 months. Safety courses may be required for specialized techniques. Must be an active certified perfusionist by American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Maintain current CPR certification.

Competitive Salary &Benefits
Salary discussion and explanation of benefits provided by PACF discussed during interview process

For more information, please contact Kiley Cook CCP, Lead Recruiter, Perfusion Associates of Central Florida (
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Active ABCP certification, 3 years minimum experience

Contact: Kiley Cook, Lead Recruiter PACF (

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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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