Medical Perfusionist Salary

A Medical Perfusionist earns an average salary of $88,058 per year.

$58,882 - $120,719

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$58,406 - $127,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Medical Perfusionist

Every large hospital has a dedicated heart surgery center, in which highly-skilled surgeons are on call to perform life-saving operations 24 hours a day. The heart surgeon does not act alone, though. A staff of technicians and nurses work with the surgeon in the operating room to support their efforts. The medical perfusionist is one such individual.


Medical Perfusionist Tasks

  • Monitor patient's circulatory process during procedure.
  • Operate heart-lung equipment during surgery under direction of physician.
  • Administer various types of blood products, medication and control the temperature and blood flow of patient.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%