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.

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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
4 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
4 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
4 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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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Burlington, Iowa
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$4,940/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Brownwood, Texas
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$4,446/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Hamilton, Ohio
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$4,212/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$4,160/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Bedford, Texas
OneStaff Medical
5 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 ...
$4,030/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Cleveland, Ohio
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$3,900/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Danville, Pennsylvania
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$3,900/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
5 hours ago
$3,420/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Muskogee, Oklahoma
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
The CareStaff Partners Difference: Join a Family Oriented Team that is Passionate about the mutual goal of finding the right local or travel contract position for You and You ...
$3,159/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
5 hours ago
$2,976/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabCareStaff Partners
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Johnson City, Tennessee
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$2,925/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Kingsport, Tennessee
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$2,925/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Boulder, Colorado
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
The CareStaff Partners Difference: Join a Family Oriented Team that is Passionate about the mutual goal of finding the right local or travel contract position for You and You ...
$2,860/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Carmel, Indiana
CareStaff Partners
5 hours ago
$2,470/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
5 hours ago
$2,001/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 (261), OneStaff Medical (244), and Accountable Healthcare Staffing (193).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Friday, October 15th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,063, but can pay up to $6,200 per week.

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  • min - $744
  • avg - $3,063
  • 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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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
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Redwood City, California
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8 hours ago
$2,239/wk
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Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital
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$2,487/wk
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Austin, Texas
OneStaff Medical
8 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 ...
$3,638/wk
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Nacogdoches, Texas
OneStaff Medical
3 days 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 ...
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Aurora, Colorado
Stability Healthcare
8 days ago
$2,435/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Bedford, Texas
OneStaff Medical
15 days 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 ...
$4,030/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mount Clemens, Michigan
OneStaff Medical
22 days 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 ...
$3,199/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Schenectady, New York
trustaff
a day ago
Cardiac Cath Lab RN for a 13-week travel contract.Cardiac Catheterization Lab nurses assist doctors during catheterization procedures, angioplasties, pacemaker implantation, and ot ...
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Naples, Florida
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a day ago
Cardiac Cath Lab RN for a 13-week travel contract.Cardiac Catheterization Lab nurses assist doctors during catheterization procedures, angioplasties, pacemaker implantation, and ot ...
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Kalamazoo, Michigan
OneStaff Medical
23 days 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 ...
$2,659/wk
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