Job Description

Job Title: Perfusionist, York PA
Job ID: 741662
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: WellSpan-York Hospital
Location: 1001 S. George St., York PA 17403


Procirca has an immediate full-time opening for a cardiovascular perfusionist at York Hospital, located in south central Pennsylvania. This position will fill a seventh position on a close knit team at this facility. The perfusion department is a key member of the cardiac surgery and ECMO program performing approximately 350 adult open heart procedures per year and 40-50 ECMOs. Cardiac procedures include CABGs, valves, and TAVRs. York Hospital has achieved the ELSO Gold Award for Excellence in Extracorporeal Life Support. 

  • Administer medications, blood components, and anesthetic agents under the supervision by the attending physicians.
  • Assist in the evaluation of new equipment.
  • Assists other staff members and hospital personnel in completion of needed tasks; and makes patient care and/or interdepartmental service the number one priority.
  • If employed at UPMC facility, participate with coverage and call for STAT MedEvac responsibilities.
  • If employed at UPMC facility, serve as instructor/supervisor to UPMC School of Cardiovascular Perfusion
  • Instruct students, residents and others in new procedures and equipment.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Maintain proficiency with accessory equipment and procedures.
  • Make appropriate changes in therapy after consultation with the attending physician(s).
  • Participate as assigned with the ordering and maintenance of supplies..
  • Participate in on-call schedule per institutional policy.
  • Participate with development and revision of: policy and procedure, performance improvement, quality management, and staff education.
  • Perform documentation associated with described responsibilities.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities according to the philosophy and standards of UPMC including conveying courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and positive attitude in work situations with patients, peers, medical staff, and visitors.
  • Perform equipment maintenance checklists as required.
  • Perform responsibilities outside the home-base hospital.
  • Provide perfusion support for non-cardiac procedures such as: transplantation, chemoperfusion, ECMO, cardiac support devices, component therapy, and blood recovery.
  • Safely conduct perfusion scope of practice.
  • Support BioTronics, Inc. contractual obligations.
  • Support continuing education and research as required by the perfusionist's scope of practice.


Graduation from a CAAHEP accredited school of cardiovascular perfusion or met Grandfather Clause of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and Pennsylvania Licensing Board.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Certified or certification-eligible as per guidelines of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within 24 months of hire date. Wisconsin Licensure

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • American Board Cardiovascular Perfusionist
  • American Board Cardiovascular Perfusionist
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist
  • Cardiopulmonary Perfusionist
  • Driver's License
  • Osteopathic Perfusionist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $44.91 to $76.28

Union Position: No

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