Title:  Perfusionist-San Antonio

Division:  CHRISTUS Children's Hospital - San Anton
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Salary Range:  $86,273 to $156,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  17309


The Perfusionist is responsible for the delivery of patient care as needed during a surgical procedure.  This position is located in San Antonio, TX.

Job Duties

  • Maintains and operates cardiopulmonary pump, Cell Saver, auto transfuser and intra-aortic balloon pump during invasive cardiovascular procedures.
  • Develops and initiates interdisciplinary care plan and other case management tools. 
  • Performs, administers and assists with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures utilizing established procedures and protocols. 
  • Coordinates information and care requirements among care providers related to treatments, procedures, medications and continuing patient care. 
  • Sets up and operates heart-lung machine to assume the functions of patient organs during surgery.
  • Ensures that pump team supplies and equipment are always readily available.
  • May administer medicines through the cardiopulmonary bypass circuit.
  • Operates equipment to achieve bypass, coronary perfusion, recirculation or partial bypass, or to alter blood content, temperature or balance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and completion of an accredited Perfusionist Technology program.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
  • Licensed Perfusionist (LP) by the State of Texas Medical Board (TMB). Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP) by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP).


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