Job Description

$30K Sign On Bonus for experienced eligible Cath Lab RN's! 

This is a full time day shift working in the Cath Lab at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ

Join a group of health care professionals highly dedicated to the positive outcomes of our cardiac patients. Northwest Medical Center provides RNs and clinicians with cath lab experience or critical care experience wanting to learn and expand skills! 

What you'll do:

Responsible for compliance with overall nursing practice standards of the specialty area; reports to Department Director. Responsible for compliance with standards during assigned shift; reports to House Supervisor or Department Director. Uses established principles of delegation and supervision to direct the activities of all licensed and non-licensed care givers and support staff in the delivery of patient care during their assigned shift Uses independent judgment to ensure optimal delivery of patient care and appropriate use of available resources.

Cardiac catheterizations and PCI procedures, high risk procedures.

Impella or IABP protected "Left Main" PCI, CTO, lithotripsy therapy, rotational atherectomy, and laser technology are utilized in our labs.

As a STEMI Receiving Center and a Chest Pain Accredited Program, you will have the opportunity to care for the emergent STEMI patients.

Additionally, we do PFO closures, as well as thrombectomies. The ability of extracting a pulmonary embolism is new technology that has proven extremely successful for our patients. Interventional Radiology is an exciting addition to the services we can provide our community.


About our Cath Lab : 

The Cardiac Catheterization Department is composed of three catheterization labs as well as one hybrid room and Cardiac Observation Unit (COU) where our patients are prepped for procedures and recovered post procedure. Our team works with high risk, high acuity patients and pride ourselves in superb outcomes.  

Bedside procedures such as Trans esophageal Echocardiography (TEE) and Cardioversions (CV) are performed in COU.  


We implant devices such as permanent pacemakers (PPM), bi V ICD ( Intra-cardiac defibrillators ) as well as advanced monitoring systems.

Want to Become a member of a Structural Heart Team? THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!!

We teach, mentor, and support experienced cath lab nurses wanting to expand their skill set even further and learn STRUCTURAL HEART. We do TAVR, Mitral Clips, and Watchman procedures. These are fascinating skill sets to learn and expand your nursing career.

What we offer:

Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.

We know it’s not just about finding a job. It’s about finding a place where you are respected, valued, and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling. A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged and career advancement is possible. 


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Program required.  BSN preferred.                                                  


Preferred: Two (2) years of experience in Cath Lab; One (1) year in supervisory capacity

Skills: Clinical skills as defined in core competency documentation. Ability to provide daily operational leadership to small teams. Appropriate prioritization while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.


Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

BLS Basic Cardiac & ACLS ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross)


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


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