Environment and Salary
The normal place that a cardiac perfusionist will work is either in a hospital or a large surgical center. They can be expected to have an income of $90,000-$110,000.
Must be good in stressful situations + pay close attention to details
"On call" job
What are the qualifications for this job?
Must have a bachelor's degree in one of the following: chemistry, biology, anatomy, or physiology. Also, the perfusionist training program is required. This includes a minimum of 150 procedures as a trainee. After this, a certification exam must be completed.