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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

According to PayScale, 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.

Travel cardiac cath lab RNs earned an average of $1,881 in 2019, per Vivian data. Besides their taxed salary, travel nurses who claim a permanent tax-home may also earn tax-free stipends that enhance their take-home pay. Untaxed stipends may include housing allowances and per diems for meals.

We currently have 1,835 matching Cath Lab Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTrinity Health FirstChoice
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Fresno, California
Trinity Health FirstChoice
11 days ago
$5,240/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabGQR Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Los Angeles, California
GQR Healthcare
11 days ago
$5,336/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Confidential
Ingelwood, California
GQR Healthcare
11 days ago
$5,175/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabSharp Nursing Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Centinela, California
Sharp Nursing Medical Staffing
4 days ago
BLS, ACLS, Ability to record and monitor (Mac-lab exp pref), circulate and take on-call; RN will not need to scrub MediTech, must have California License no EMSA License accepted. ...
$5,000/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabSharp Nursing Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Lynwood, California
Sharp Nursing Medical Staffing
4 days ago
must have a california license, 2 years experience. 8 hour days plus call. call back min 3 hours
$5,000/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTitan Nurse Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Nashua, New Hampshire
Titan Nurse Staffing
a day ago
Health care professional needed for a Cath Lab RN position in NH. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Cath Lab RN. We offer our clients the best in traveling medical pr ...
$4,055/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabMynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mission Hospital
Mission Viejo, California
Mynela Staffing
a day ago
$3,366/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mission Viejo, California
Lead Healthstaff
a day ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3343.03 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$3,343/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabKPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mission Viejo, California
KPG Healthcare
a day ago
$3,276/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Saint Louis,, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
a day ago
$2,993/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mission Viejo, California
TotalMed Staffing
a day ago
$2,745/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
New York, New York
Host Healthcare
a day ago
Registered Nurse - Cardiac Cath Lab position in New York, NY. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #549718 Why choose Host Hea ...
$2,608/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19
Mission Viejo, California
OneStaff Medical
a day 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 ...
$2,523/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Saint Louis, Missouri
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
$2,483/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Aventura, Florida
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
$2,437/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Denver, Colorado
OneStaff Medical
a day ago
$2,348/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19
Fairbanks, Alaska
OneStaff Medical
a day 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 ...
$2,319/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19
Burlington, Vermont
OneStaff Medical
a day 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 ...
$2,017/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19
Tallahassee, Florida
OneStaff Medical
a day 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 ...
$1,523/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab - COVID19
Tallahassee, Florida
OneStaff Medical
a day 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 ...
$1,464/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 OneStaff Medical (257), Stability Healthcare (256), and Springboard Healthcare (160).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Sunday, July 25th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $2,550, but can pay up to $5,336 per week.

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  • avg - $2,550
  • max - $5,336

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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