Conduct tests on patients' hearts and lungs.
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.
|Wages||$32.93 per hour on average|
|Outlook||The outlook is Excellent|
|Education & Training||Associate's degree is needed for entry.|
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|Career Pathways||Diagnostic Services|
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