Allied Health - Cath Lab Tech

Location: Rockford, IL

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Cath Laboratory Technician is a healthcare professional that works in the cardiovascular field. Cath Lab Techs spend the majority of their time in operating rooms working with doctors while performing any and all cardiovascular procedures. Because of this, Cath Lab Technicians have to be able to react correctly to high-stress situations, calmly and effectively.

Responsibilities

As a Cath Lab Tech your responsibilities consist of:
  • Make Certain the EKG equipment is running effectively before and during procedures.
  • Checking the patient’s vital signs before, during and after procedures to make sure all safety measures are taken.
  • Read and completely understand various test results, and then also communicate those results with the patients and their families.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Catheterization Laboratory Tech within the past two years.
  • Current Nursing License in good standing.
  • Up to date BLS from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Rockford, IL

Are you a nurse that likes the city-life, but loves being able to escape to nature and dabble in a little outdoor adventure as well? What better city to live and work in than a city that's referred to as "Forest City"? Rockford is located on both banks of the Rock River, so it has a lot to offer to those looking for a beautiful place to explore. Fishing, hiking, boating, canoeing, kayaking, golfing - you name it, Rockford has it!

Rockford is also home to Anderson Japanese Gardens, one of the highest quality Japanese Gardens in the U.S. Looking for some peace and quiet after a long day at work? Head to the gardens to experience nothing but calmness and tranquility amoungst the koi-filled ponds and cascading waterfalls. Unique outdoor adventures for all ages and experience levels, Rockford ensures that you and your family or friends will stay busy!

Once you have quenched your thirst for the outdoors, head to the city for a plethera of antique shopping malls, specialty stores, museums, and theatres. In fact, Rockford's Riverfront Museum Campus holds 3 of Rockford's most well-known museums in one convenient place, for you to easily make an afternoon out of it. After a day of exploring the deep culture and history of Rockford, grab a few coworkers for a night on the town! Rockford offers a range of trendy bars, clubs and restaurants for all ages and tastebuds! A few of the most popular bars and restaurants... Octane, Social Urban Bar & Restaurant, Blue Line, Abreo, Irsish Rose Saloon and Capri. We guarentee you won't go hungry!

Rockford is a hidden gem with a lot to offer any nurse looking to enjoy the perfect combination of the city-life and the outdoors. To learn more about our available Per Diem opportunities in Rockford, give us a call!

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