Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse

Bakersfield, CA

$165,000 - $187,200 a year

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Profession: Cardiopulmonary

Type: Full Time


Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse (Travel Position) - California


We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cath Lab Nurse for a travel job opportunity in Los Angeles, California. As a Cath Lab Nurse, you will play a crucial role in assisting with diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. This is a temporary position, ideal for nurses who enjoy experiencing different healthcare environments and are available to start immediately. The compensation for this position ranges up to $90 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.


  • Provide direct patient care before, during, and after cardiac catheterization procedures.
  • Assist the healthcare team in preparing patients for catheterization procedures, including obtaining medical histories and ensuring informed consent.
  • Administer medications and intravenous fluids as directed by physicians.
  • Monitor patients' vital signs, heart rhythms, and hemodynamic parameters during procedures.
  • Operate specialized cardiac catheterization equipment and ensure its proper functioning.
  • Assist physicians during catheterization procedures, including the insertion and manipulation of catheters and guidewires.
  • Monitor patients for complications and promptly report any changes in condition to the healthcare team.
  • Provide patient education and support, ensuring they understand the procedure and post-procedure care.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of procedures, medications administered, and patient outcomes.
  • Adhere to infection control protocols and maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to ensure high-quality patient care and positive outcomes.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in catheterization procedures and technologies.



  • Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of California.
  • Minimum of 2 years of recent experience working as a Cath Lab Nurse.
  • Experience with diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and hemodynamics.
  • Proficiency in operating and troubleshooting cardiac catheterization equipment.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to different healthcare settings and travel as needed.
  • Must be available to start immediately.

If you are a dedicated and skilled Cath Lab Nurse seeking an exciting travel opportunity in California, we encourage you to apply. This position offers competitive compensation and the chance to work in a dynamic and diverse healthcare environment. Join our team and make a difference in patients' lives while gaining valuable experience in the field of cardiac catheterization. Apply today! Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE


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