CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

(CATH LAB TECH)

Cath Lab Tech’s are responsible for ensuring the EKG equipment is in working order and during the procedure, will monitor the EKG readouts and keep doctor apprised of anything considered abnormal. The Tech will also prepare the patient for the procedure by cleaning and shaving the area.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Associate’s degree; cardiovascular credentialing test (recommended)

PROGRAM LENGTH

2 years

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

MEDIAN SALARY

$23.45 to $34.94

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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