Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Travel Nurse Assignment in Honolulu, Hawaii

Location
Honolulu, HI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 12, 2020
Closes
Feb 24, 2020
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
At TotalMed, our aim is to be the last company you ever work with. We prove it, too, with the highest compensation, first-day medical benefits, a best-in-industry 401(K) retirement plan, and fiduciary services offered through Creative Planning. You will have low fee, low cost funds such as Vanguard and a variety of other investment selections that will help you reach financial security and ultimately, financial freedom! We dont just deliver a dream for your assignment, we want you to live your dream without the need to work!

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Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, HI is ranked nationally in 5 adult specialties. It was also high-performing in 4 adult specialties. It scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes. Queen's Medical Center is a 512-bed general medical and surgical facility with 25,152 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 7,755 annual inpatient and 13,885 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 59,007 visits.

Cath lab nurses care for patients while they are undergoing different procedures in a cath lab. They mau assist the doctor with a cardiac catherization procedure and care for the patient during and after. Nurses in the cath lab may also help with procedures like stent placements and the insertion of pacemakers and defibrillators. The responsibilities of a cath lab nurse begin before a procedure and may include educating the patient about the procedure, checking vital signs and administering intravenous medication. During a procedure, nurses may operate medical equipment, such as a ventilator, which helps a person breathe, monitor a patients blood pressure and oxygen level and assist the physician as needed.