Travel Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
- Sep 09, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13121553 Job Description & Requirements
Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse - (Cath Lab RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 10 E Pay Rate: $55.00 - 57.00
This Hospital Center is a regional medical center that offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialties including a twenty-four hour emergency department and critical care program, outpatient radiology, operating room, a sleep disorders center, adult inpatient and day treatment mental health program, an asthma and allergy center, physical and occupational therapy, and an oncology program. From its renowned centers of excellence in cardiac care and obstetrics to orthopedics and surgical services, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center provides uncompromising clinical excellence.
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 of Cath Lab experience
On Call responsibility: All contract call is for Cath Lab AND IR. The nurse and tech role are very simple for IR cases, as they do not do coils or anything like that. It is very basic, the nurse really just performs moderate sedation.
The town of Clinton, formerly known as Surrattsville, is a historical landmark, and is well known for its role in the American Civil War regarding the Abraham Lincoln assassination. The Surratt House which later became a tavern is now a museum. The original structure was built as a plantation style home in 1852. In the 1950's Andrews Air Force Base, home of Air Force One, was extended into the town of Clinton.
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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