BSc Cardiovascular Technology Career Options and Job Prospects
There are a large number of job options available to BSc Cardiovascular Technology degree holders. Some of the prominent ones are given below:
- On completion of this degree, students can work in Hospitals, Universities, Health organizations etc. as a Cardiovascular Technician, Cardiovascular Technologist, Medical Sonographer etc.
- There are a large number of private and government organizations which offer jobs to BSc Cardiovascular Technology degree holders.
- The cardiovascular technologist is in high demand at tertiary care hospitals, speciality, and super-speciality hospitals. They assist the physician in a number of invasive procedures and work as part of a multi-disciplinary cardiac team. They are in high demand in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centres, NGO’s and medical equipment selling companies.
||Average Annual Salary
||These technicians perform EKGs and set up the unit for stress tests and monitoring. They use a number of instruments and carry out different procedures to diagnose and treat heart ailments and vascular problems
||Rs. 6-9 Lakhs
|Assistant for physician
||They assist the doctor in all the procedures relevant to the heart and blood vessels. They also monitor patients after heart surgery and follow them up during their post-operative days.
Rs 7.5- 8.5 Lakhs
||Echocardiography is the study of the heart where the technician studies the filling time of blood in the atrium and ventricles. This is a diagnostic test to rule out underlying health problems
||Rs. 5-10 lakhs
|Cath Lab Technician
||Cardiac catheterization is the procedure that is performed to assess the number of blocks in the heart’s blood vessels.
||Rs. 6- 9 Lakhs
|Lecturer / Tutor
||Teaching students in different procedures pertaining to cardiology both in the clinical and the college setting
||Rs 3 – 6 lakhs
Top Recruiters for Cardiovascular Technology Professionals
Cardiovascular technologist serves as cardiovascular assistants to the physicians. Apart from aiding in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac problems, they also help in scheduling the tasks of the physician, reviewing the doctor and patient’s documentation, and monitoring the overall heart health of the clients. They have extensive areas of specialization including echocardiography, vascular technology, stress tests, and electrocardiograms. Some of the top recruiters are hospitals such as Apollo Hospitals, Max health care, Fortis hospitals, lifeline hospitals, etc. NGO’s, health organization and rehabilitation units. After completing a Master’s degree in the speciality they can work in colleges as lecturers and tutors.