About the Career
Cardiology Technologists are the front-line workers and friendly faces patients see when receiving cardiovascular care. They provide an essential service and are often among the first to detect life-threatening heart conditions, allowing patients to receive timely and often life-saving treatment.
Cardiology Technologists work with Cardiologists and Internal Medicine specialists and perform a variety of non-invasive cardiac diagnostic tests such as:
- Electrocardiograms (ECGs/EKGs)
- Exercise Stress Testing
- Holter Monitoring
- Cardiac device monitoring and programming
As a Cardiology Technologist, you’ll find opportunities for employment in:
- Private clinics
- Private laboratories
- Cardiac diagnostic equipment companies (in sales or technical support)
- Pharmaceutical companies
As a Registered Cardiology Technologist (RCT), you can work anywhere in Canada (except Quebec). There are over 1,800 Cardiology Technologists in Canada.