Working as a Cath lab nurse, you will be supporting cardiologists during the cardiac catheterisation test procedure, also known as an Angiogram. The Cath lab nurse will care for patients before, during and after the procedure whilst monitoring the patient’s vital signs. Catheterisation nursing is a specialist role that requires in-depth training, over and above being a registered nurse. There is a wide range of temporary and permanent roles available with Bowler-Bentley Recruitment, you can click on the link here to find out more.
Being an Cath lab nurse
As a Cath lab nurse, you would have to be a detail-orientated, highly organised professional. You must be able to present yourself in a calm, patient and professional way, even in stressful and high-pressure situations.
Your daily duties would include the following responsibilities:
It is crucial that Cath lab nurses present quick-thinking abilities in order to assess and prioritise patient requirements, as well as collaborate with various medical specialists and departments.
The industry standard for Cath lab nurses ranges from 40K € to 50K € and will increase based on your number of years of experience in the field. With competitive pay rates, Bowler-Bentley Recruitment will likely be able to push your salary beyond the “going rate”.
To work as a Cath lab nurse in Ireland, you will be a registered nurse with the NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or entitled to be so registered. Furthermore, you will have undergone specialist training in order to hone in on the skills required within the Cath lab nursing sector.
As a Cath lab nurse, you will:
Where can you go with Cath lab nursing?
As a Cath lab nurse, your specialist skills are highly desirable, enabling you to progress into a number of different roles. With experience, you may want to progress into roles with more responsibility, such as a senior leadership or managerial role, or you may want to become a highly skilled nurse consultant. Cath lab nursing is a great career path that makes for a bright future.
How can you progress in your career?
New job opportunities arise on a daily basis, so if you are open to a career in Cath lab nursing, take a look through our job posts page on our website or get in touch directly.
Bowler-Bentley Recruitment will not only ensure the right job-fit for you, but will also advise and support you in your unique challenges, as well as your long-term development.
Moving to Ireland
We have successfully placed domestic and international Cath lab nurse candidates with clients in Ireland. If you are interested in relocating to Ireland for a Cath lab nursing role, please contact Bowler-Bentley Recruitment.