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Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

On the Job


Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians conduct tests on the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients. They work under the direction of a physician. They may monitor patients' blood pressure and other health indicators. They may conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and other tests.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good eyesight.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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