Cardiac Care Technicians are the medical professionals who assist and perform various invasive and invasive cardiac related procedures e.g. Angiogram, Angioplasty, ECG, Stress Test, Holter Monitoring to assist cardiologists in diagnosis.
Also known as Cardio-graphic or Cardio-vascular Technician.
Roles and Responsibilities
Trained to assist cardiologists in all invasive and non-invasive procedures (angiogram, angioplasty, pacemaker implant, stress echo, tilt table test, holter monitoring)
Monitor patients for any type of cardiac problems within a healthcare setting
Will also be able to interpret basic ECGs and recognize cardiac dysrhythmias
Prepare patients for open-heart surgeries and for implanting of pacemakers
Monitor patients during procedures
1 year course
Certified by Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC)