Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center is seeking a FULL-TIME Perfusionist (40 hrs / week) for an expanding collaborative 900 plus cases a year adult cardiac program. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and integrate well into a diverse and cohesive team of six staff members. In addition to the ability to work effectively as a key member of the cardiac team, candidates must have strong clinical and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities and requirements include setup and operation of the heart lung machine during cardiac surgical procedures, including but not limited to CABG, valve, aortic, adult congenital, TAVR, Del Nido cardioplegia, and minimally invasive procedures. Additional clinical duties include autotransfusion, IABP management, Cardiohelp, VAD management, point of care testing, and STS database entry. Equitable call distribution among team.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate of an approved perfusion technology training program
  • Board Eligible or ABCP Certified
  • One to five year CCP preferred, but will consider all candidates individually
  • BLS Certification
  • The ability to meet the statutory requirements for Perfusionists listed in the State of California Business and Professions
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, physics, and sterile technique
  • Must be able to work in a Labor / Management Partnership environment

For immediate consideration, please visit for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 435713. ELIGIBLE FOR SIGN-ON BONUS!

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.



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