WHAT IS A CARDIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST?
We are a specialized group of educated healthcare professionals who work with Cardiologists and Internal Medicine specialists. We perform a variety of non-invasive cardiac diagnostic tests such as Electrocardiograms, Exercise Stress Testing, Holter monitoring as well as cardiac device monitoring and programming. We work in hospitals as well as specialty clinics throughout the country. To many patients, we are the front line workers and friendly faces they see when receiving care for their heart disease. We are a dynamic group of over 1800 registered members across the country and our membership continues to grow.
To become a Registered Cardiology Technologist (RCT) you must first complete a CMA approved Cardiology Technology program and successfully pass the CSCT National Exam. A complete list of CSCT approved courses can be found under the EXAM CANDIDATE tab . There are many schools across the country with multiple delivery methods to suit most everyone’s situation. Upon receiving your diploma from an approved course, you then become eligible to attempt the CSCT Certification Exam. The exam sittings are held twice a year, in April and September. Once you successfully complete the CSCT Certification Exam, you will then become a Registered Cardiology Technologist.
A Registered Cardiology Technologist is a rewarding career. If you are seeking a career in healthcare and enjoy a patient focused and fast paced environment, then this is a career for you!
Apply as a new student today to an approved Cardiology Technology program and start the process of a rewarding and exiting new career.