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 1,740 matching Cath Lab Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTrinity Health FirstChoice
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
St. Alphonsus
Boise, Idaho
Trinity Health FirstChoice
20 hours ago
$7,320/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
New York, New York
Stability Healthcare
a day ago
$7,060/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Mt Kisco, New York
Stability Healthcare
a day ago
$7,046/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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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
13 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 LabFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Lakewood, Washington
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
$4,531/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Burlington, Massachusetts
Stability Healthcare
2 hours ago
$4,523/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Kinston, North Carolina
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,944/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Columbia, South Carolina
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,917/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,808/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Edgewood, Kentucky
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,672/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Aurora, Colorado
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,264/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Aurora, Colorado
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,264/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Houston, Texas
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,264/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Charleston, South Carolina
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$3,060/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Margate, Florida
Stability Healthcare
2 hours ago
$2,802/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$2,720/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Frankfort, Kentucky
Destination Travelcare
2 hours ago
$2,326/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Richmond, Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
2 hours ago
$2,115/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath LabAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Munson Medical Center
Traverse City, Michigan
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
2 hours ago
$1,872/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 (259), OneStaff Medical (223), and Accountable Healthcare Staffing (184).

How Much Do Cath Lab Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Tuesday, October 19th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cath Lab Nurse is $3,027, but can pay up to $7,060 per week.

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  • min - $1,323
  • avg - $3,027
  • max - $7,060

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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OneStaff Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Atlanta, Georgia
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 ...
$2,505/wk
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Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Baltimore, Maryland
Stability Healthcare
8 days ago
$4,600/wk
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Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Bellevue, Washington
Stability Healthcare
13 days ago
$3,266/wk
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Aventura, Florida
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
14 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 ...
$3,448/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Baltimore, Maryland
Ardor Health Solutions
16 hours ago
Location: BALTIMORE, MD Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in BALTIMORE, MD! This is a full time travel contract posi ...
$4,524/wk
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Jackson Nurse Professionals
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Huntsville, Texas
Jackson Nurse Professionals
a month ago
A rewarding position is open for a Registered Nurse with experience performing cardiac catheterizations, angioplasties and valvuloplasties for a 13 week contract assignment at a st ...
$2,850/wk
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Munson Medical Center
Traverse City, Michigan
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
13 days ago
$1,872/wk
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Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Tallahasee, Florida
Focus Staff
17 hours ago
$2,058/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
Ardor Health Solutions
16 hours ago
Location: Glen Burnie, MD Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Cath Lab - CCL to join our travel team in Glen Burnie, MD! This is a full time travel contract ...
$4,524/wk
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Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiac Cath Lab
Memphis, Tennessee
Focus Staff
5 days ago
$1,853/wk
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