Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse

  • 129458
  • Registered Nurse
  • September 11, 2019
  • 200 Hawkins Drive
  • Iowa City, IA 52242
  • 10 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • October 02, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $2,333 - $2,571*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse

The University of Iowa Heart & Vascular Adult Cardiovascular Procedure Lab is a high acuity, high volume cardiac cath lab specializing in percutaneous interventional procedures. These procedures include diagnostic left/right heart catheterizations, endomyocardial biopsies, high risk PCIs, CTOs, coronary atherectomy, balloon aortic valvuloplasty, cardiac support devices, EP device implants and ablations, peripheral studies and interventions, implanted ports, PICC lines and structural heart repairs. Additionally, cutting edge procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), percutaneous mitral repairs (Mitra Clip), and left atrial appendage closures (Watchman) are done in this area. Procedure rooms include 2 cath labs, 2 EP labs and 1 vascular lab. The cath lab team is comprised of highly skilled professionals that include radiologic technologists, registered nurses, interventional cardiology fellows and interventional cardiologists. The registered nurse is responsible for providing high acuity nursing care during the procedure and this includes circulating, monitoring and documenting the case. Under the direction of the physician, the RN is responsible for procedural sedation and maintaining patient safety.

Required Qualifications

1. ACLS, BLS

Preferred Qualifications

1. IA or compact RN License (#/expiration) 2. Trauma hospital experience 3. Previous travel experience

Facility Location

Iowa City possesses a large amount of cultural and entertainment options and is home to the University of Iowa. The Old Capital Museum has a storied history and is a visual treat for architecture lovers. The Iowa Avenue Literary Walk is a must-see for bibliophiles with close to 50 writers represented, all of whom have ties to Iowa. Indeed, writing is big in Iowa, with the Iowa Writer's Workshop being one of the nation's premier creative writing programs. Sports fans will no doubt want to attend Hawkeyes games at the University of Iowa. The Hawkeyes are always a threat in the Big Ten and draw ardent support from locals.

Job Benefits

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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