University of Utah Cardiovascular Perfusionist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/10/2018

Requisition Number PRN18625B

Job Title Cardiovascular Perfusionist

Working Title

Job Grade H

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary


VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00265 - Cardiothoracic Division

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 75,900 - 14,8100

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position is responsible for all clinical aspects of perfusion services, including operation of the equipment necessary to maintain extra corporeal circulation during any situation where it is necessary to support or temporarily replace the patient’s circulatory and/or respiratory function. The perfusionist is also responsible for drug administration under the physician’s supervision.


1.Responsible for all clinical aspects of perfusion services including cardio pulmonary support so saving

2.Administer Pharmacologic agents through the circuit

3.Keeps appropriate record in compliance with all regulatory and university policies

4.Submits appropriate documentation for credentialing on annual basis

5.Works closely with OR manager and clinical nurse coordinator to ensure compliance with all operating room policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a formal academic training program in cardiovascular perfusion.

Current certification by the American Board of cardiovascular perfusion.

Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.