Travel Cath Lab Nurse Jobs

Cardiac catheterization laboratory nurses deal solely with heart disease and defects and play a vital role in cardiac care. CCL nurses are specially trained to assist doctors and other members of the medical team with interventional, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures on patients with various heart conditions, which may include angioplasties, pacemaker implants, and stent placements. Because CCL nurses are among the most specialized registered nurses, their skills are in extremely high demand.

Cardiac cath lab nurse salary

A cardiac cath lab registered nurse in a staff position earns an average of $76,976 annually. This breaks down to about $1,480 per week and $37 per hour when working a 40-hour work week.

We currently have 1,926 matching Cath Lab Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabSpringboard Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
San Francisco, California
Springboard Healthcare
15 days ago
2 - CATH NURSES - SAN FRANCISCO - ASAP  At SpringBoard, we staff qualified nurses and techs in Cath, EP, and IR labs at the best facilities across the country. We are so passionate ...
$6,200/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Chandler, Arizona
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
10 days ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$5,955/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabCross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
New York, New York
Cross Country Nurses
5 days ago
The benefits of taking a travel nursing job with Cross Country Nurses include:Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance Comprehensive Health Insurance with Prescription Co ...
$5,750/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mount Kisco, New York
Cross Country Nurses
5 days ago
The benefits of taking a travel nursing job with Cross Country Nurses include:Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance Comprehensive Health Insurance with Prescription Co ...
$5,735/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mission Hills, California
Lead Healthstaff
5 days ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5680.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$5,680/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Fairbanks, Alaska
Ardor Health Solutions
4 hours ago
Location: Fairbanks, AK Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in Fairbanks, AK! This is a full time travel contract posi ...
$5,488/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Baltimore, Maryland
Ardor Health Solutions
11 hours ago
Location: BALTIMORE, MD Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in BALTIMORE, MD! This is a full time travel contract posi ...
$4,740/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mount Clemens, Michigan
Focus Staff
21 hours ago
$3,078/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabSpringboard Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Houston, Texas
Springboard Healthcare
21 hours ago
$2,976/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Silver Spring, Maryland
OneStaff Medical
2 hours ago
Cardiac catheterization is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. It can be used as a way to diagnose heart conditions, or as treatment. Cardiac Cath La ...
$2,590/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Bangor, Maine
Ardor Health Solutions
21 hours ago
Location: Bangor, ME Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in Bangor, ME! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$2,508/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital
Redwood City, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
19 hours ago
$2,487/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Atlantis, Florida
OneStaff Medical
19 hours ago
Cardiac catheterization is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. It can be used as a way to diagnose heart conditions, or as treatment. Cardiac Cath La ...
$2,446/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Newport Beach, California
Stability Healthcare
20 hours ago
$2,290/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital
Redwood City, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
19 hours ago
$2,239/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Anchorage, Alaska
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
21 hours ago
Anchorage, AK is seeking a Cath Lab RN for a 13 week assignment. Call is required.For more info, please quick apply or reach out to your Aureus Cath Lab recruiter today!Position: R ...
$2,167/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Bangor, Maine
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
a day ago
$2,080/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Tallahasee, Florida
Focus Staff
19 hours ago
$2,058/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Houston, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
21 hours ago
$2,001/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabSpringboard Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mount Clemens, Michigan
Springboard Healthcare
13 hours ago
$1,042/wk
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What are the best agencies for Cath Lab Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Cath Lab Nurse jobs are Stability Healthcare (262), OneStaff Medical (242), and Accountable Healthcare Staffing (191).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Saturday, October 16th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,054, but can pay up to $6,200 per week.

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  • min - $744
  • avg - $3,054
  • max - $6,200

What does a cardiac cath lab nurse do?

The primary role of a cardiac cath lab nurse is to assist with catheterizations, but they also help with stent placements, inserting defibrillators and pacemakers, and other cardiac-related procedures. They must be able to assist in circulating and scrub cardiac cath nursing roles and always be prepared to intervene with lifesaving procedures should patients experience bleeding or serious side effects during or after cardiac procedures. CCL nurses continuously update patient charts. 

Pre-procedure duties may include checking and monitoring vital signs, administering intravenous medications, and educating patients and their families about what to expect. During procedures, CCL nurses assist the doctor as needed, handle ECG and vital sign monitoring, and may operate ventilators or other medical equipment. They perform post-procedure patient monitoring, watching for signs of infection or side effects, and provide aftercare instructions and patient education concerning activities, lifestyle, and medication.

Where do cardiac cath lab nurses work?

CCL nurses typically work in cardiac cath labs within large hospitals, which are areas specifically set aside to specialize in procedures dealing with the heart. They may also work in outpatient cath labs and private clinics.

What skills make a good cardiac cath lab nurse?

Cardiac cath lab nurses have advanced critical care skills with extensive knowledge of hemodynamics, arrhythmias, and 12-lead EKG. They have enhanced knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, cardiac pharmacology, and emergency cardiac interventions. CCL nurses excel at being a team player and have the ability to incorporate their skills and abilities with the skills and abilities of other team members. Being detail-oriented and organized also top the list of desirable skills for good CCL nurses.

How to become a Cardiac Cath Lab Travel Nurse

Becoming a cardiac cath lab travel nurse requires rigorous post-licensure training and clinical experience. First, they must become an RN by earning an associate or a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program, passing the NCLEX-RN, and completing all state licensing requirements. They must also earn Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certifications.

While it isn’t generally required, it’s suggested that prospective CCL nurses earn Cardiac-Vascular Nursing board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Most travel positions require that CCL nurses have one to two years of recent cath lab experience.

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OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Silver Spring, Maryland
OneStaff Medical
18 hours ago
Cardiac catheterization is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. It can be used as a way to diagnose heart conditions, or as treatment. Cardiac Cath La ...
$2,590/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Longview, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Longview, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Vancouver, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
GIFTED Healthcare
Vancouver, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
15 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Trinity Health FirstChoice
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
St. Alphonsus
Boise, Idaho
Trinity Health FirstChoice
25 days ago
$7,320/wk
Travel contract
Trinity Health FirstChoice
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
St. Alphonsus
Boise, Idaho
Trinity Health FirstChoice
a month ago
$7,320/wk
Travel contract
Marshall Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Walnut Creek, California
Marshall Healthcare Staffing
2 months ago
48 hour guarnteed work week. 12 hour shifts
$6,525/wk
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