Being a Registered Cardiology Technology is a wonderful career. We are a specialized group of educated health care professionals who work alongside our Cardiologists and Internal Medicine Doctors. 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 around 1500+ members across the Country and our numbers are continuing to grow. If you are looking for a career in health care and enjoy being patient-focused, and work in a fast-paced environment, then this is a career for you! See details under Education on how to start your education today!
Becoming a RCT
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 Education tab at the CSCT website. 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 National Exam. Exam sittings are held twice a year, in April and September. Once you successfully complete the CSCT national exam, you will then become a Registered Cardiology Technologist.
Becoming a Registered Cardiology Technologist is a rewarding career. If you enjoy work in a fast paced environment and have an eagerness to learn, this is the career you have been looking for. Apply as a new student today to an approved Cardiology Technology program and start the process of a rewarding and exiting new career.