Perfusionist (Full -Time) Rotating Shift-Detroit Campus

Clinical/Allied Health
197123 Requisition #



Under direct supervision, provides care, maintenance, assembly and operation of all cardiopulmonary bypass systems, all cardiac and pulmonary assist devices, all electronic physiological pressure monitoring equipment and pacemakers in the operating room, intra-aortic balloon pumping systems, all autologous blood salvage systems, and other related systems. During cardiopulmonary bypass, the perfusionist is responsible for monitoring blood gases, and the adequate anticoagulation of the patient, may administer blood products, anesthetic agents, and medications to the patients. In addition to these critical responsibilities in the clinical setting, the perfusionist also evaluates and selects new equipment, orders supplies, compiles research and clinical data.



  • High school Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a CAHEA approved Perfusion Training Program preferred.
  • Graduated from an accredited cardiovascular perfusion education program; or currently enrolled in an accredited cardiovascular perfusion education program with an anticipated graduation prior to the date of the examination; or admitted to the examination process before April 15, 1981; or previously certified by the ABCP. (per the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion).
  • Analytical ability required in order to set-up, calibrate, operate, and maintain various equipment.





Current certification as a Clinical Perfusion by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. OR Board Eligible by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion with the requirement of being certified within the first year of employment.

If not certified within 1 year of employment, will be terminated.

BLS or ACLS certification required or become certified within one month of start date.


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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