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Swedish Medical Center Perfusionist in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Perfusionist (1.0 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in the Perfusion at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

Under the direction of the Lead Perfusionist, Anesthesiologist, and/or Surgeon, the Staff Perfusionist executes extracorporeal support in the care of patients undergoing open heart surgery. This entails the safe and effective manipulation of sophisticated perfusion equipment used in maintaining adequate physiological parameters. The Perfusionist is required to assimilate all available information, make prompt clinical assessments and take the appropriate action. Such circumstances demand that the Perfusionist know the limitations and hazards of all techniques, components, and principles of extracoporeal support of open heart surgery.

In this position you will:

  • Performs preoperative assessment and chart review for current and prior cardiac history as it relates to a cardiac patient undergoing open heart surgery.

  • Correctly calculates perfusion parameters.

  • Correctly mixes and labels drugs/solutions required.

  • By utilizing the preassessment, the surgeon’s preference, and the anesthesiologist’s preferences, to determine a plan for the cardiopulmonary bypass care.

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all laboratory devices utilized during open heart surgery.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science, Perfusion Technology

  • Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion

  • Graduate of an accredited school of perfusion technology.

  • Two years Current open-heart clinical experience

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Techs (Cath, EP and Other)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 238453