Job Opening: Perfusionist in Richmond, Virginia

Are you looking for a new opportunity to advance your career with a great team? SpecialtyCare is seeking a perfusionist to join our team in Richmond, Virginia. New graduates are welcome to apply!


We do all adult cardiac surgery procedures, except transplants. We are involved with TAVR and several hybrid procedures where we partner with cardiology and EP. We also have a growing VAD and ECMO program which includes a team of ECMO specialists who manage these patients on a day to day basis. 

Life in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA is a hidden gem in the South. Lying on the banks of the James River, there are plenty of outdoor activities to take part in such as hiking, fishing, mountain biking, kayaking and white water rafting. In addition to the outdoors, Richmond offers a rich cultural scene. For the history buff, there are many historical sites and museums as well as some captivating street art. If you enjoy food and beverage, Richmond has grown over the past 10 years into a foodie hub with many new restaurants and craft beer establishments. In addition, Richmond is only a short drive to other major cities such as Williamsburg and Washington D.C. with easy access to the surrounding mountains and beach. There truly is something for everyone in the Richmond Metropolitan area. 

Why Join the SpecialtyCare Team?

SpecialtyCare is the largest Perfusion Provider in the United States who puts their Perfusionists first in terms of company culture, work/life balance, and opportunities for career growth. We are the industry leader in perfusion—participating in over 130,000 surgeries each year in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. We serve more than 350 hospitals and support nearly 600 surgeons during open-heart surgeries and other complex procedures. With SpecialtyCare, you will be able to share your acquired expertise with your colleagues and customers, all while providing safer surgery and better outcomes for your patients.

Contributing to Research and Innovation

We support our team members who have a special interest in innovation by lowering barriers to research and publishing. We take great pride in our clinicians who have advanced industry standards and guidelines in both perfusion and cardiac surgery. Our full-time perfusionists are encouraged to attend conferences and to be active participants in their respective state perfusion societies, so we offer funds and paid time away to attend professional meetings.

Position Requirements & Valued Competencies

The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional, and personal values that complement the team and company vision. 

Position Requirements:

  • ABCP certification is required/eligible.
  • Ability to work on Call; must live within 30 minutes from the hospital.

Valued Competencies:

  • Focused on clinical quality and delivering the absolute best results for patients.
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a high-stress environment necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills are essential.
  • Proven self-starter who works well independently and as a part of the OR team.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will.

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