Cardiovascular Surgery
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 68,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits. Mayo Clinic is ranked the best hospital in the U.S. on U.S. News & World Report's 2020–2021 "Best Hospitals Honor Roll."

Join our team for an opportunity to grow professionally in your career! We invest in you. At Mayo Clinic, you will experience:
  • The highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first
  • A culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect
  • Competitive benefits.
Position description
Primarily works in the cardiac surgery operating room to provide cardiopulmonary bypass support on adult open-heart cases. Cases include coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), heart transplantation, lung transplantation, ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation, aortic reconstruction, adult congenital, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ECMO transport, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Responsible for the operation of extra-corporeal circulation equipment during surgical and medical situations, primarily cardio pulmonary by-pass surgery. Responsible for appropriate selection of equipment and techniques to be used, and to ensure the safe management and analysis of coagulation, physiologic monitoring, blood gas and chemistry monitoring, hematologic monitoring, hypothermia, hemoconcentration, and hemodilution. Follows established perfusion protocols relating to patient demographics, surgical procedure, and situation including initiation of emergency procedures. May be involved with research and educational opportunities.
Bachelor's degree required; supplemented with three (3) years of related experience preferred. Graduate of a Perfusion Technology Program accredited by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

Additional qualifications
Familiarity with the use of Centrifugal Pumps, Ventricular Assist Devices, and ECMO. Knowledge of Adult clinical perfusion. Knowledge of perfusion practices and equipment. Knowledge of surgical procedures and terminology. Strong interpersonal/human relations skills. Ability to work under stressful situations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in complex situations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to be to work unpredictable hours, rotating shifts and on-call schedule.
License or certification
Certification by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion required. New graduates required to successfully obtain certification within one year of hire.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,201.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday-Friday with call.
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
Gina DiVenti
Equal opportunity employer
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