Job Description

This is a full time day shift working in the COU - Cardiac Observation Unit for Pre and Post Cath Lab patients at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ

Some call may be required

$5,000 Sign On Bonus for experienced eligible COU RN's! 


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 high acuity cardiac experience or critical care experience wanting to learn and expand skills! 

What you'll do :

The registered nurse in the Cardiac Observation Unit provides a high level of care for the Cath Lab patients pre and post procedures.  Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.  

About our Cath Lab & COU :

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. 


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


Required:  Associates or Diploma in nursing program

Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in nursing                                                


Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.



Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

American Heart Association (AHA)  or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS & ACLS  


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 287-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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