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 2,124 matching Cath Lab Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Santa Monica, California
Lead Healthstaff
21 days 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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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabMarshall Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Nice hospital in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Marshall Healthcare Staffing
a day ago
$6,338/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Northridge, California
Lead Healthstaff
9 days ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $6134.40 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$6,134/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Los Angeles, California
Lead Healthstaff
9 days ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $6134.40 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$6,134/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
9 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$6,125/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
2 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #669598. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Tra ...
$4,840/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Evergreen Park, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
2 hours ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4797.40 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$4,797/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Franklin, Wisconsin
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
an hour 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 ...
$4,344/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Appleton, Wisconsin
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
an hour 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 ...
$4,334/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Racine, Wisconsin
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
an hour 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 ...
$4,329/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Dubuque, Iowa
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
an hour ago
Explore adventures in golfing, biking, snowshoeing, or relaxing! Window shop in the historic downtown and tour the gorgeous wineries. Quaint hospital with a ton of character that f ...
$4,234/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Evergreen Park, Illinois
Focus Staff
an hour ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IJkxAAG. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted ...
$3,830/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
Lead Healthstaff
2 hours ago
We need a Cath-Vasc Lab Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3828.06 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Hea ...
$3,828/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Evergreen Park, Illinois
OneStaff Medical
an hour 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 ...
$3,825/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Humble, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
an hour ago
TotalMed Job ID #629480. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Tra ...
$3,664/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Houston, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
2 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #680601. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Tra ...
$3,664/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Houston, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
2 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #664357. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Trav ...
$3,664/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOloop Health
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Hendrick Health System
Abilene, Texas
Oloop Health
an hour ago
Oloop Technology Job ID #204843. Pay package is based on None hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,635/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Katy, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
an hour ago
TotalMed Job ID #629888. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Tra ...
$3,621/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
Focus Staff
an hour ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IJjDAAW. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted ...
$3,561/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Statesboro, Georgia
TotalMed Staffing
an hour ago
TotalMed Job ID #696428. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Tra ...
$3,406/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
OneStaff Medical
an hour 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 ...
$2,939/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Asheville, North Carolina
Ethos Medical Staffing
an hour ago
Ethos Medical Staffing Job ID #2. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,916/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Evergreen Park, Illinois
TotalMed Staffing
an hour ago
TotalMed Job ID #696420. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Trav ...
$2,288/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Labtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
trustaff
an hour 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 ...
$1,728/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 (313), Advantis Medical (212), and OneStaff Medical (207).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Wednesday, December 8th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,327, but can pay up to $6,720 per week.

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  • avg - $3,327
  • max - $6,720

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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Junxion Med Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Hendrick Health System
Abilene, Texas
Junxion Med Staffing
8 hours ago
Junxion Med Staffing Job ID #9. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,856/wk
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Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Louisville, Kentucky
Stability Healthcare
6 days ago
Stability Job ID #272110. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Ca ...
$2,868/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
Ardor Health Solutions
9 days ago
Location: ABILENE, TX Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in ABILENE, TX! This is a full time travel contract position ...
$3,525/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Wausau, Wisconsin
Ardor Health Solutions
9 days ago
Location: Wausau, WI Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in Wausau, WI! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$3,040/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Abilene, Texas
Advantis Medical
9 days ago
Advantis Job ID #194060. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: TX ...
$3,456/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
9 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$6,125/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Searcy, Arkansas
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
9 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$4,645/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Kalamazoo, Michigan
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
8 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$4,336/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Waterbury, Connecticut
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
9 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$4,041/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
9 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$4,005/wk
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