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Providence Health & Services Perfusionist in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Perfusionist (Operating Room, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This is a well established busy cardiac program in a top heart health hospital with a strong association with the International Heart Institute. We currently have 3 perfusionists, and are looking for a 4th.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for providing clinical support, treatment measurement, and supplementation of the cardiopulmonary and circulatory system of the patient during various surgical procedures

  • Operate extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace the patient's cardiopulmonary/circulatory function

  • Ensure the proper management of physiologic functions by monitoring the necessary variables

  • Act as a resource for patient care needs

  • Effectively provide a safe patient environment with perfusion services

  • Ensure all equipment used is cleaned and disinfected after each use

  • Ensure all inventory and billing are completed accurately

  • Ensure the CPB record, pre-bypass record, ATS, etc. are completed in a satisfactory manner


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited perfusion education program; program must be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education or the Accreditation Committee-Perfusion Education

  • Clinical Perfusionist Certification

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as a Cardiac Perfusionist

About the hospital you will serve

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Techs (Cath, EP and Other)

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 215480