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UnityPoint Health Perfusionist in Waterloo, Iowa

UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital


Competitive Salary Package, Call Pay, and Benefits Package

Continuing Education Assistance

Potential Sign-On Bonus!

You would partner with another experienced perfusionist and an experienced cardiothoracic surgical team. This position resides at Allen Hospital, which has been recognized as one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals. We are a clinical rotation site for the University of Iowa Perfusion Program. We perform approximately 220 open-heart surgeries annually. Unity Point Health - Allen Hospital and its college are committed to encouraging and sustaining an inclusive community, and this culture is transferred into the hospital environment.

Great opportunity for the right candidate. The Cedar Valley features a vibrant and fun downtown district full of locally owned and operated restaurants, award-winning museums, shops, and even a riverside amphitheater. Population 67,314. Next door is Cedar Falls, featuring a vibrant downtown with a small-town atmosphere. The population of 40,474 and home of The University of Northern Iowa Panthers. Together, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area combines the diversity of a large city with the friendliness of a small town. The metro area offers a setting appropriate for nearly every occasion-from shopping and dining, to leisurely walks along nature trails.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. 

The candidate staffing this position will provide the highest standard of care for patients as a clinical perfusionist.

  • Directly responsible for achieving and maintaining a high level of current knowledge and technique through recognized training programs, continuing education, and maintaining certification.

  • Responsible for the operation and monitoring of those mechanical devices used in medical/surgical procedures requiring partial or complete cardiopulmonary bypass and other related support systems.

  • Knowledge must include specific awareness of extracorporeal physiology and mechanics for adult surgery.

  • Must have a distinct awareness of the consequence of an error in judgment and skill—effective communication with all other health team members during bypass surgery or other related procedures.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Perfusion Technology, or acceptable healthcare sciences equivalent.

  • Successful completion of accredited perfusion training program.

  • Eligible to sit for Certified Clinical Perfusionist certification and become certified within one year of employment.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.

  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgment and maintains responsibility for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within ninety days preferred

Requisition ID: 2022-112060

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Perfusion Services- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 8 hrs./Full-time 50% On Call

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