Job Opening: Perfusionist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Are you looking for the opportunity to advance your career with a great team? SpecialtyCare is seeking a perfusionist to join our team in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an experienced team with the potential to advance. 


We cover pediatric and adult cases which include CABGs and valves, Bentall procedures, AVR, MVR, Myxoma removal; TAVR standby and lead extraction standby. Adult and pediatric ECMO. Each Perfusionist pumps around 110 cases a year. 

New graduates are welcome to apply!

Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is a tourist town in its own right. Great museums, zoos, a mid-size University, and community college. The weather is outstanding with 300 days of sunshine. Albuquerque offers a lot of government and national forests for camping. Enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, and fly fishing and hunting throughout the area. Housing prices are reasonable with traffic being almost nonexistent. Albuquerque is at 5000 feet altitude with an 11,800 foot mountain right here in town.

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, and take great pride in our clinicians who have advanced industry standards and guidelines in both perfusion and cardiac surgery. All of 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. We welcome new graduates to apply!

Position Requirements:

  • Holds current certification from American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion or meets other Company requirements as a perfusionist.
  • 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.

FAQ for This Position

How often will I be on call?

You’ll be on a team of six and will be responsible for taking one first call and one second call every 6 weeks.

What’s the work-life balance for this position?

With a team of six, this position offers a great work/life balance.

What kinds of cases will I see?

We cover pediatric and adult cases which include CABGs and valves, Bentall procedures, AVR, MVR, Myxoma removal; TAVR standby and lead extraction standby.

What kind of benefits will I receive?

SpecialtyCare offers many incredible benefits, including leadership opportunities, a professional development allowance, and even an allowance for a professional membership and dues.

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