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What do Cath Lab Nurses Do?

Cath Lab Nurse

Your work experience as a cath lab nurse will be no different in travel nursing. You'll still assist patients during different procedures in the cath lab, mostly focusing on patients with heart problems.

Cardiac catherizations and procedures to open blocked arteries are standard no matter what cath lab you are working in. Sample procedures you'll be conducting include coronary angiograms, coronary angioplasty, PTCA, peripheral angiograms, peripheral angioplasty, venograms, implants-PPI and AICD bi-V pacemakers, and Lead extractions.

Why Travel as a Cath Lab Nurse

Travel nursing as a case manager nurse

There has never been a better time to explore the world of cath lab travel nursing. At, nurses with your experience can basically write their own ticket to success. This is because travel nurses typically earn higher hourly pay rates than those in permanent staff positions and many travel nursing jobs offer sign-on incentives and bonuses. In fact, according to, when it comes to salary, travel nurses tend to earn roughly 15% more than an on-staff RN.

There are many benefits to travel nursing, things like free, quality housing, tax-free travel reimbursement and a variety of other great benefits such as medical, life and dental insurance, a 401(k) with company match, and so much more.

You can check out more of the benefits and perks to becoming a Cath Lab travel nurse here.

Read More About Cath Lab Travel Nursing Salary and Requirements from the links below.

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