Staff Perfusionist

Position: Staff Perfusionist

Location:  Cincinnati, OH 


Cincinnati’s only academic medical center is looking for self-motivated candidates who possess a positive attitude and a passion for patient care.

If interested in joining our team, please send your resume to Jessica Gummow, Director of Perfusion, at and apply at using job number 064422.

An ideal candidate is ABCP certified, but a strong new graduate will be considered. The candidate will join a team of 9 perfusionists as we expand our team. UCMC perfusionists have earned the highest level of respect from surgeons, nurses, and critical care anesthesiologists. Our perfusionists work alongside a team of ECMO specialists that provide 24/7 in-house coverage for the ECMO program, allowing us to focus our attention on initiations and inter-hospital transports. UCMC was the first adult ECMO center in our region to offer both ground and air transports for ECMO patients.

Procedures include: Routine/Complex CPB Cases
ECMO Insertion/Transport
Liver and Heart Transplants
VAD Implantations
AngioVac Procedures

Our team is composed of both full-time and PRN staff, which allows for a flexible staffing schedule. Total compensation includes annual salary, on-call pay, PTO, medical, dental, vision, disability, liability, 401K with matching, continuing education days, tuition reimbursement, and relocation package.


Education: Bachelors Degree- Graduate of Accredited Perfusion training program.

Years of Experience: Graduate of Perfusion training program

Required Skills and Knowledge: Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of Required Skills and Knowledge: cardiac assist, cell salvage, with courses/background in physiology, chemistry, physics, pharmacology,

anatomy, ethics, and word processing.

License and Certification: Minimum is Certification Eligible; must be certified within 18 months and two attempts of employment by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP). Must maintain ABCP Certification on an annual basis.


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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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