Kadlec Perfusionist in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Perfusionist to join our growing Perfusion team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Per Diem. Day shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of perfusion technology required. -OR- If not a graduate of an accredited school of perfusion technology: 20 years of Perfusion experience AND current America Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion Certificate required.

  • Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion within one year from date of hire into the position required.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Perfusion Technology from an accredited educational institution preferred.

  • Two years recent open-heart clinical experience preferred.

  • ACLS preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Perfusionist you will execute extracorporeal support in the care of patients undergoing open heart surgery which entails the safe and effective manipulation of sophisticated perfusion equipment used in maintaining adequate physiological parameters; Assimilates all available information, makes prompt clinical assessments and takes the appropriate action; and understands the limitations and hazards of all techniques, components, and principles of extracorporeal support of open heart surgery.

  • Utilizes the pre-assessment, the surgeon's preference, and the anesthesiologist's preferences, to determine a plan for the cardiopulmonary bypass care.

  • Correctly calculates perfusion parameters.

  • Correctly mixes and labels drugs/solutions required.

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

  • Competently calibrates and determines the correct function of all equipment prior to placing the patient on cardiopulmonary bypass.

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


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 205921