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 1,794 matching Cath Lab Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
New York, New York
Stability Healthcare
10 days ago
$6,912/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Santa Monica, California
Lead Healthstaff
2 months ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $6720.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$6,720/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Fairbanks, Alaska
Cross Country Nurses
a month 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 ...
$6,635/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Fairbanks, Alaska
Cross Country Nurses
3 months 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 ...
$6,635/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Santa Monica, California
Stability Healthcare
2 months ago
$5,873/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Lexington, Kentucky
iDeal Personnel
4 hours ago
Cath Lab RN's needed for varied DAY shift hours KY/compact license in hand BLS, ACLS Previous Cath Lab experience required
$4,200/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Saint Louis,, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
6 hours ago
$3,691/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
Bestica
5 hours ago
Travel Cath Lab Registered Nurse 13 Week Various shift Time Bestica is looking for a Travel Cath Lab Registered Nurse for a client in Abilene, TX. The Cath Lab RN is r ...
$3,577/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Staten Island, New York
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
5 hours ago
Cath Lab RN with 2 years of experience needed! Shifts 9.5 hours or 11.5 hours available. This hospital, which is part of a large healthcare system, offers comprehensive services in ...
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Topeka, Kansas
Coast Medical Service
7 hours ago
2+ Years of recent and relevant experience required Unencumbered license in-hand at time of application for state(s) where assignment is located R ...
$3,419/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Lynwood, California
Stability Healthcare
6 hours ago
$3,332/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Livingston, New Jersey
Host Healthcare
6 hours ago
Registered Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab position in Livingston, NJ. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #675653 Why choose Host H ...
$3,024/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabCoast Medical Service
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Montgomery, Alabama
Coast Medical Service
7 hours ago
2+ Years of recent and relevant experience required Unencumbered license in-hand at time of application for state(s) where assignment is located R ...
$2,829/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Port St Lucie, Florida
Stability Healthcare
4 hours ago
$2,752/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Los Angeles, California
Lead Healthstaff
6 hours ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $2613.60 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$2,613/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Tucson, Arizona
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
5 hours ago
A Cath Lab RN is needed for a 13-week assignment in Tucson! The shift is 4x10s and call is required. Click 'Quick Apply' today for more information from our dedicated Cath Lab Team ...
$2,570/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Birmingham, Alabama
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
4 hours ago
Alabama hospital is seeking a Cath Lab RN for a 13 week travel assignment ASAP! Shift is variable days with a mix of 8 & 10 hour shifts with rotating on call as needed. Unit ha ...
$2,493/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coast Medical Service
3 hours ago
2+ Years of recent and relevant experience required Unencumbered license in-hand at time of application for state(s) where assignment is located R ...
$2,358/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Richmond, Virginia
Focus Staff
3 hours ago
$2,184/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Dallas, Texas
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
6 hours ago
$2,083/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 (288), OneStaff Medical (246), and Accountable Healthcare Staffing (188).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Thursday, October 28th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,049, but can pay up to $6,912 per week.

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  • min - $1,323
  • avg - $3,049
  • max - $6,912

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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