Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians:

Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $49,580.00
Average Time to Fill 55 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,147
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.79 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage
Critical Thinking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Test patient heart or lung functioning
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret x-ray images
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze medical or health data
Take vital signs

Getting Information

Gather information from doctor's prescription
Read operating, service, or repair manuals related to medical equipment
Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals
Conduct laboratory research or experiments
Collect clinical data

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
Radiologic Technology
Arrhythmia Diagnosis / Treatment

Related Licensing Requirements

Cardiac Catheterization Certificate (18-0000000215)

Rule 15. Limited Cardiac Catheterization Radiography Certification 410 IAC 5.2-15-1 Certification requirements Authority: IC 16-41-35-26; IC 16-41-35-28; IC 16-41-35-29 Affected: IC 16-41-35; IC 25 Sec. 1. To be eligible for a limited cardiac catheterization radiography certificate, a person shall: (1) be licensed in a health care profession under IC 25, this article, or be approved by the department; (2) have completed a limited cardiac catheterization training program approved by the department; (3) have passed an exam approved by the department; (4) have been certified by a licensed practitioner or licensed radiologic technologist as proficient in cardiac catheterization radiography consistent with the scope of practice for this category; and (5) have completed requirements in 410 IAC 5.2-4. (Indiana State Department of Health; 410 IAC 5.2-15-1; filed Nov 27, 2006, 1:48 p.m.: 20061227-IR-410050190FRA; errata filed Jan 17, 2007, 11:14 a.m.: 20070131-IR-410050190ACA)

- Indiana State Department of Health~Indoor and Radiologic Health (3172337565)

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