Travel Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
- Sep 01, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12943305 Job Description & Requirements
Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $29.00 - 32.00
Care for patients with a wide range of conditions, including complex cases, as a valued member of the Catheterization Lab nursing team. As an addition to this highly regarded team, you can expect to work with fully equipped, state of the art technology. This is a well-respected Cath Lab facility that welcomes creative and innovative caregivers.
- 325 bed Level 3 Trauma center using Meditech charting.
- Located 30 miles north of Houston, CRMC is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and has a Level III Neonatal ICU.
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.
- Cath Lab, IR & Electrophysiology experience
- Current TX or Compact license
- ACLS, BLS
About the Facility
This 360-bed hospital located in Conroe, Texas is recognized as a comprehensive regional tertiary referral center. Its NICU and emergency department are Level III services, providing higher levels of care that are not readily available in many regions between Dallas and Houston. Accredited by The Joint Commission, this hospital houses an award winning stroke center and provides comprehensive cardiovascular services.
This city is home to Candy Cane Park and also very close to the famous Lake Conroe where it got its name from. Corinna Kirsch, the famous art critic, is from Conroe. During the oil profits in the 1930's, for a short period of time, Conroe boasted having many millionaires living in its city, and in 1955, Elvis Presley performed at a High School football field in Conroe.
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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