Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist

Location: San Francisco, CA

Description: Immediate opening for a full-time Perfusionist to join a team providing perfusion services to adult patients in three San Francisco hospitals with work focused at University of California, San Francisco. In addition to routine CPB cases, we are active in ECLS deployment, Transplant services, VAD, IABP, IR Angiovac, and Autotransfusion. The San Francisco area offers an exciting lifestyle with easy accessibility to the Ocean, lakes, mountains, wine country, great restaurants and countless venues for art and sports.  Golden Gate has served local hospitals for 40 years and has an unparalleled reputation for excellence and professionalism. Benefits include medical, dental, disability, and liability insurance, 401k plus profit-sharing pension plan, Paid CE leave, tuition and travel, AmSect membership and ABCP filing fees, PTO and sick leave..

Requirements: Applicants with two or more years of experience and ABCP certification are preferred, but highly motivated new graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply. Prior knowledge of ECMO (CardioHelp, Centrimag, Impella) Terumo System 1CPB Machine, Sorin S5, Liva Nova Xtra Autotransfusion, IABP (Maquet and Arrow) is helpful but not essential. The best Candidate will have a strong desire to live in the San Francisco Bay Area and to work cooperatively in a group where close teamwork is an essential strategy for successful delivery of the best clinical services.

Contact: Michelle Chambless by email at

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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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