Cardiovascular Technician

Also called: Electrocardiography (EKG) Technician

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth 

What you might do
Cardiovascular Technicians do tests on patients’ hearts and lungs.  They explain tests to patients and monitor their blood pressure and heart rate during other procedures.

Where you might work
Hospital, doctor’s office, laboratory.

Related Links
My Next Move: Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians
O*Net Online: Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics: Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals

Education Required
Most Cardiovascular Technicians hold an associate’s degree (2 years) or a non-degree certificate.


Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC