Registered Nurse - Catheterization Laboratory Travel Nurse Assignment in Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, AK
Feb 12, 2020
Mar 01, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
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With TotalMed, youll always have your next assignment planned, too. You shouldnt have to work so hard at finding your next assignment and our team is here to make it easy for you. - Alaska Hospitals Stats - Number Hospitals 12 Staffed Beds - 1223 Total Discharges - 44,009 Patient Days 228, 097 Gross Patient Revenue ($000) - $4,050,001

Providence Alaska Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital in Anchorage, AK, with 401 beds. Survey data for the latest year available shows that 68,273 patients visited the hospital's emergency room. The hospital had a total of 17,322 admissions. Its physicians performed 4,906 inpatient and 5,388 outpatient surgeries.

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.