Travel Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
- Des Moines,IA
- Aug 30, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12903756 Job Description & Requirements
Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $50.00 - 52.00
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, Mercy is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines. With approximately 7,000 staff members and a medical staff of about 1,000 physicians and allied health professionals, Mercy is one of the state's largest employers and one of the Midwest's largest referral centers.
The role of the cardiac catheterization lab nurse (cath lab RN) is to administer care for heart disease and heart attack patients by obtaining visual diagnostics of the arteries of the heart, identifying blockages, assisting the physician during procedures, and monitoring the patient’s status at other times. The cath lab nurse may also help administer interventional procedures like cardiac catheterizations, angioplasties, pacemaker and/or defibrillator implantation, and related interventional or diagnostic procedures. Cath lab RNs must be highly specialized and work to stay abreast of the latest techniques in cardiac medicine.
2 years exp
As a hub of government action, business, and social and cultural activity, Des Moines may be Iowa's capital and biggest city, but it still retains its small-town charm and family-friendly vibe. With the Capitol building, State Historical Museum, Blank Park Zoo, historic East Village, and Adventureland amusement park, Des Moines offers something for every taste.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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