Travel Cardiology Nurse Jobs

Cardiology nurses, also called cardiac nurses or cardiovascular nurses, are registered nurses who specialize in preventing and treating conditions involving the heart. These specialists work in a variety of settings, caring for medical or surgical patients with a variety of heart problems. Depending on their focus, cardiology nurses may care for patients recovering from a heart attack, suffering from coronary artery disease, or recuperating from heart bypass or pacemaker surgery, among others. Historically, heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States, so cardiology nurses remain in high demand and often find their work challenging yet rewarding.

Cardiology nursing is a top recruited specialty on Vivian, where cardiology nursing jobs are bountiful at prestigious facilities in exciting locales around the nation.

We currently have 142 matching Cardiology Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CardiologySynergy Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Lewiston, Maine
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$5,947/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$4,956/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CardiologyArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Des Moines, Iowa
Ardor Health Solutions
25 days ago
Location: Des Moines, IA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Des Moines, IA! This is a full time travel c ...
$4,752/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Parkview Medical Center
Pueblo, Colorado
Oloop Health
9 days ago
$4,536/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Parkview Medical Center
Pueblo, Colorado
Oloop Health
9 days ago
$4,536/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Greenbrae, California
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$4,460/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Pueblo, Colorado
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$4,208/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Waterbury, Connecticut
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,920/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Syracuse, New York
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,856/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Wausau, Wisconsin
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,755/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Wausau, Wisconsin
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,755/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Mason City, Iowa
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Hartford, Connecticut
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Muncie, Indiana
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: Winston-Salem, NC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Winston-Salem, NC! This is a full time tr ...
$3,397/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Zanesville, Ohio
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,175/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Little Rock, Arkansas
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,175/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Little Rock, Arkansas
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$3,175/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Johnson City, Tennessee
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$2,822/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Lawton, Oklahoma
Synergy Medical Staffing
a day ago
$2,570/wk
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Cardiology Nurse FAQs

How Much Do Cardiology Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Sunday, October 17th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cardiology Nurse is $2,976, but can pay up to $5,947 per week.

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  • min - $1,601
  • avg - $2,976
  • max - $5,947

What are the best agencies for Cardiology Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Cardiology Nurse jobs are Ardor Health Solutions (67), Catapult Healthcare (27), and Synergy Medical Staffing (16).

What does a cardiology nurse do?

The daily tasks of a cardiology nurse greatly depend on their work setting, but they often care for heart patients or those recovering from various cardiac procedures. No matter the setting, they monitor vital signs, especially heart rate and rhythms. Cardiology nurses help patients deal with discomfort and provide ongoing care while working closely with a cardiologist. They also assist patients with rehabilitation following hospitalization related to cardiac illness. Other common tasks include:

  • Administering heart medications

  • Inserting and removing IV drips

  • Monitoring electrocardiogram readings

  • Performing stress-test evaluations and health assessments

  • Performing ongoing assessment of cardiac function

  • Interpreting results of cardiac testing

  • Providing postoperative pain assessment and management

  • Assisting with defibrillation

  • Educating patients and their families on heart health

Where do cardiology nurses work?

Cardiology nurses often work in hospitals as part of a team in the cardiology department or surgical unit. Based on their specialty, they may work in various areas of the hospital. Cardiac nurses providing direct care to adult cardiac patients may work in cardiac focused units, progressive care, or telemetry. Alternatively, cardiac nurses who provide direct care to cardiac surgery patients may work on post-cardiovascular  or cardiothoracic surgery units. Cardiology nurses also may work in an outpatient cardiologist’s office or cardiovascular rehab center. Demand has also increased for cardiac nurses in community health centers, medical clinics, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies.

What skills make a good cardiology nurse?

Good cardiology nurses have a thorough comprehension of normal cardiac anatomy and physiology and advanced knowledge of cardiac diseases and conditions and the diagnostic and treatment methods for them. They possess keen assessment and monitoring skills, combined with crucial soft skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, and crisis management. To truly excel, good cardiology nurses effectively perform as part of a team and have strong communication skills to promote coordination between healthcare professionals and convey important information to patients and their families.

How to become a Cardiology Travel Nurse

To specialize in cardiac nursing, prospective candidates must first become a registered nurse. For this specialty, an associate degree in nursing is the minimum requirement, but many hospitals prefer at least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Graduates of accredited nursing programs must pass the NCLEX-RN exam and fulfill all other state licensing requirements to earn their RN license. Cardiac nurses must have Basic Life Support certification and most likely Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification.

To advance as a cardiology nurse, RNs can consider pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing or seeking out opportunities to provide more specialized care. After gaining experience, they also should become certified. The American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine administers the Board Certified Cardiac Nurse in non-acute cardiology care (CVRN-BC) and Cardiovascular Nursing Level II – Board Certified Cardiac Nurse in acute cardiology care (CVRN-BC Level II). The American Nurses Credentialing Center also offers Cardiac Vascular Nurse – Board Certified credentialing. Most travel cardiology nursing positions require at least two years of recent cardiac care experience.

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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
16 days ago
Location: Winston-Salem, NC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Winston-Salem, NC! This is a full time tr ...
$3,397/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Little Rock, Arkansas
Ardor Health Solutions
2 months ago
Location: Little Rock, AR Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Little Rock, AR! This is a full time travel ...
$2,970/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
a month ago
Location: Parkersburg, WV Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Parkersburg, WV! This is a full time travel ...
$4,039/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Lewiston, Maine
Ardor Health Solutions
a day ago
Location: Lewiston, ME Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Cardiac - M/S Cardiac to join our travel team in Lewiston, ME! This is a full time travel ...
$4,514/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Little Rock, Arkansas
Ardor Health Solutions
4 days ago
Location: Little Rock, AR Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Little Rock, AR! This is a full time travel ...
$3,207/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Hackensack, New Jersey
Ardor Health Solutions
a month ago
Location: Hackensack, NJ Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiology - Cardio to join our travel team in Hackensack, NJ! This is a full time travel contract posit ...
$4,395/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Clinton, South Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
23 days ago
Location: Clinton, SC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiac Telemetry - Cardiac Tele to join our travel team in Clinton, SC! This is a full time travel contrac ...
$3,920/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Cincinnati, Ohio
Ardor Health Solutions
9 days ago
Location: Cincinnati, OH Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiology - Cardio to join our travel team in Cincinnati, OH! This is a full time travel contract posit ...
$3,445/wk
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Cross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Waco, Texas
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 ...
$5,105/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Cardiology
Waco, Texas
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 ...
$5,105/wk
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