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 1,553 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
12 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 LabAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Burlingame, California
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
6 days ago
A hospital located in the California bay area is searching for a Cath Lab RN to help out with a 13 week assignment! Shift is days, 5 8's with call as needed. Two years of Cath Lab ...
$6,048/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Santa Monica, California
Stability Healthcare
20 hours ago
Stability Job ID #238545. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Ca ...
$5,862/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabMedical Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Northridge, California
Medical Solutions
14 days ago
We’re seeking talented healthcare professionals whose adventure game is as strong as their clinical game. Those that want flexibility and high pay, we have the positions fo ...
$5,782/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Los Angeles, California
Medical Solutions
21 days ago
We’re seeking talented healthcare professionals whose adventure game is as strong as their clinical game. Those that want flexibility and high pay, we have the positions fo ...
$5,782/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Martinsburg, West Virginia
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
5 hours 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 ...
$5,189/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Red Bank, New Jersey
Medmetry
5 hours ago
We are looking for Cath Lab Registered Nurses to join our team in Red Bank, New Jersey! Schedule: Day Shift Requirements: Active and Clear RN License; State of New Jersey Min ...
$5,010/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Hamilton, Ohio
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
5 hours 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 ...
$4,472/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Lynwood, California
Medmetry
5 hours ago
Medmetry Job ID #8275. 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: RN - ...
$4,016/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Danville, Pennsylvania
Medmetry
5 hours ago
Medmetry Job ID #8887. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: RN - C ...
$3,966/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Matthews, North Carolina
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
5 hours 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 ...
$3,786/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Rochester, New York
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
5 hours 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 ...
$3,729/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Greensboro, North Carolina
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 ...
$3,617/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Santa Monica, California
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 ...
$3,560/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Syracuse, New York
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 ...
$3,469/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Syracuse, New York
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 ...
$3,469/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabOneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #442437. 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 ti ...
$3,353/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #480116. Pay package is based on 11 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job ti ...
$3,120/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Wellington, Florida
Medmetry
5 hours ago
We are looking for Cath Lab Registered Nurses to join our team in West Palm Beach, Florida! Requirements: Active and Clear RN License; State of Florida Minimum of two years of ...
$3,006/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Franklin, Wisconsin
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 ...
$2,878/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Plantation, Florida
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #481876. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job tit ...
$2,698/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Tallahassee, Florida
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 ...
$2,199/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Plano, Texas
OneStaff Medical
5 hours ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #399783. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job tit ...
$2,196/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Glens Falls, New York
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 ...
$2,091/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Medmetry
5 hours ago
Medmetry Job ID #5590. 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: Cath ...
$1,852/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 (286), OneStaff Medical (199), and Advantis Medical (169).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Monday, November 29th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,274, but can pay up to $6,720 per week.

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  • min - $1,017
  • avg - $3,274
  • 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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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Chandler, Arizona
KPG Healthcare
5 hours ago
$5,250/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Portland, Oregon
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #675216. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Trav ...
$4,666/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Los Angeles, California
TotalMed Staffing
3 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #649648. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Trav ...
$2,680/wk
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OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Nashville, Tennessee
OneStaff Medical
7 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 ...
$3,706/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Danville, Pennsylvania
OneStaff Medical
9 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 ...
$3,219/wk
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OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Danville, Pennsylvania
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 ...
$3,219/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Corona, California
OneStaff Medical
15 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 ...
$3,155/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Sacramento, California
OneStaff Medical
11 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 ...
$2,902/wk
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OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Atlantis, Florida
OneStaff Medical
21 hours ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #486299. 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 ti ...
$2,878/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Statesboro, Georgia
OneStaff Medical
3 days ago
OneStaff Medical Job ID #489807. 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 ti ...
$2,777/wk
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