Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

Job Description

A cardiovascular technologist assists with the diagnosis and treatment of heart issues. They conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. They may conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests.

Academic Requirements

Associate’s degree programs in cardiovascular technology are the most common type of educational program in the field. These programs engage students in educational and lab components in addition to clinical experiences and hospital internships.

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
22.54%
Job
Growth
 
Low
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

St. Louis Community College – Forest Park

5600 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, 63110

Lincoln University

820 Chestnut
Jefferson City, 65101
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