UofL Physicians

  • Perfusionist

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Mid-Level Provider
  • Overview


    Perform all adult and pediatric perfusion services.



    • Performs cardiopulmonary bypass for adult and pediatric perfusion procedures.
    • Assists with venovenous bypass for liver transplants.
    • Performs perfusions and consultations for isolated limbs, renal, etc.
    • In charge of the setup and operation of the RIS devices, cell saver devices (for liver transplantation), the IABP, various VAD devices, and ECMO/ELSO devices.
    • Monitors autologous platelet concentration in patients.
    • Monitors for Intraperitoneal hyperthermia in patients.
    • Perform or provide standby coverage for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).
    • Will be on perfusion standby for specific procedures.
    • Provide educational functions for the patient, family members and allied health personnel.
    • Provide evaluations on new products utilized in clinic or surgical OR.
    • Contribute/conduct to research in collaboration with CII (Cardiovascular Innovation Institute) and CARE (Clinical Cardiovascular Research).
    • Participate in first and second call coverage.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Board certified or eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
    • Expected to participate in continuing education



    • Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
    • Initiative, communicator, problem solver
    • Proactive - anticipates and plans for problems before they arise
    • Service Excellence – responsive, informs constituents of process, pleasant to work with, educates and provides timely, accurate information
    • Organized – manages time effectively, keeps tasks appropriately prioritized
    • Flexible – ability to change directions as needed for the good of the department or organization
    • Critical Thinking – ability to think through issues and identify appropriate options
    • Work Ethic – motivated, diligent, industrious and persistent in the workplace, stays on tasks to completion, works at a fast pace to ensure optimal efficiency
    • Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
    • Interpersonal – can build effective, strong working relationships with employees, colleagues, management, consultants, and media through trust, communication, and credibility
    • Team – ability to work with others, serve others, help others, lead others, mentor others, take directions from others in the interest of moving process and programs forward to the desired outcome.
    • Emotional Intelligence – ability to not take issues personal, see the big picture in emotionally charged situations and respond in a mature, professional, composed manner
    • Self-Awareness – ability to reflect, understand limitations, and seek appropriate assistance and guidance
    • Judgment – exercises discretion and due diligence when making decisions and recommendations
    • Quality – is able to perform work in a neat, efficient, well-coordinated, well communicated manner with a high degree of accuracy and professionalism
    • Presentation – can speak in front of people to deliver necessary material or messaging



    • Hospital or clinic environment with frequent exposure to electricity, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, infectious waste, fumes or gases, radiation, occasional exposure to laser and constant exposure to blood borne pathogens and biological.


    • Candidates upon hire will complete an electronic I-9 verification.
    • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
    • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.


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