Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology - Salary and Career
Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform diagnostic or treatment exams, process images and/or graphics, plan care, organize the work area, equipment and accessories, operate equipment, prepare patients for diagnostic or treatment exams, act in the orientation of patients, family members and caregivers and work with biosecurity.

How much does an Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology earn

A Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology earns between $1.234 and $2.826 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.582 and a median salary of $1.454 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 254 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.582 18.981 395 8
1º Quartile 1.234 14.807 308 6
Median Salary 1.454 17.445 363 7
3º Quartile 2.155 25.862 539 11
Higher Salary 2.826 33.911 706 14

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • technicians in operation of diagnostic equipment and instruments
        • technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

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Main workplaces

Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods they perform their duties in medical, dental and ophthalmic clinics, outpatient clinics, hospitals and specialized laboratories. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, but some can work as self-employed. They work in a team, supervised by doctors, permanently and/or occasionally. They work in shifts, indoors and most subject to radiation and toxic material.

What does it take to work in the field of Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

The exercise of these occupations requires higher education in technology in the operation of medical, dental and ophthalmic equipment and high school technical training, except for the spirometry technician, whose requirement is high school, plus a specific course, offered by professional training institutions, technical schools and training institutions in higher technology courses. Professional experience is not required for the technological level for the technical level, it occurs after experience of less than one year in the area, noting that for the spirometry technician, the full performance of the activities occurs after the performance and analysis of at least 200 exams. Professional apprenticeship may be required for Positions listed in this occupational family.

Functions and activities of Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology

Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods must:

  • plan care;
  • work with biosafety;
  • communicate;
  • care plan;
  • orient patient;
  • perform diagnostic or treatment examinations;
  • organize workspace, equipment and accessories;
  • planner attendance;
  • work with biosafety;
  • planning attendance;
  • working with biosafety;
  • guide patient;
  • planejar service;
  • arrange workspace, equipment and accessories;
  • planar attendance;
  • process images and/or graphics;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • planned attendance;
  • organize work area, equipment and accessories;
  • prepare patient for diagnostic examination;
  • advise patient;
  • process images and/or graphics;
  • advise the patient;
  • guide the patient;
  • perform diagnostic or treatment exams;
  • planning service;
  • plan attendance;

  • Activities

    • request the presence of other professionals involved in the exam;
    • edit images;
    • provide cleaning and asepsis of the room and equipment;
    • submit to periodic examinations;
    • perform searches;
    • apply administrative procedures;
    • demonstrate adaptability;
    • work under pressure;
    • check availability of radiation protection devices;
    • immobilize the patient;
    • analyze technical quality of exams;
    • check physical and psychological conditions and patient preparation;
    • handle radioactive substances;
    • adapt agenda for priority patient care;
    • record performed exams;
    • stimulate the patient to reach the acceptance and reproducibility criteria (guidelines from sbpt);
    • instruct patient on exam preparation;
    • monitor the patient's behavioral reactions;
    • provide additional patient preparation;
    • organize work team;
    • evaluate extrinsic ocular motility;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • monitor work area contamination;
    • perform antisepsis;
    • instrument eye surgery;
    • analyze exam request and/or patient record;
    • calibrate equipment;
    • check understanding of orientation;
    • delimit the field to be irradiated;
    • check equipment;
    • put protective devices on the patient;
    • transmit security;
    • packaging sharp materials for disposal;
    • implement actions to promote and prevent eye health;
    • get patient information;
    • organizing work team;
    • demonstrate focused attention;
    • monitor work area contamination;
    • wearing;
    • process film in the darkroom;
    • work as a team;
    • provide advice;
    • order the sequence of exams;
    • use personal protective equipment;
    • develop new technologies;
    • elaborate graphics devices;
    • measure the patient's height and weight;
    • request material replacement;
    • manage human, financial and material resources;
    • assist in radiotherapy treatment planning;
    • package radioactive materials for transport or disposal;
    • schedule preventive maintenance of equipment;
    • remove movable prostheses and patient adornments;
    • supervise technical staff;
    • educate patient on exam preparation;
    • manipulate digital images;
    • organize darkroom and lightroom;
    • educate technical staff;
    • assist the patient to put on and take off the equipment;
    • perform a radiometric survey;
    • describe the patient's conditions and reactions during the examination;
    • use dosimeter (measurement of radiation received);
    • perform preselection of the best accepted graphic;
    • clear doubts;
    • empower technical staff;
    • explain procedures and routines;
    • perform trichotomy;
    • advise the patient and/or companion and assistants on the procedures during the exam;
    • offering protection resources to other professionals and companions present;
    • give lectures and courses;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • monitor the exam's image record;
    • monitor the patient through equipment;
    • elaborate tables of exposure to radiographic technique;
    • isolate workspace for examination;
    • distribute tasks;
    • select material for exam;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • demonstrate procedures and techniques;
    • receive request for exams and/or patient record;
    • provide additional patient preparations;
    • advise patient about care after the exam;
    • develop programs to promote and prevent eye health;
    • identify exam;
    • remove patient from the equipment;
    • administer contrast agents and/or medications under medical supervision;
    • train the patient in the handling of optical and non-optical resources;
    • initialize equipment;
    • adapt technical protocols to the exam;
    • make exam results available;
    • containing radioactive materials for transport or disposal;
    • move portable equipment;
    • providing cleaning and asepsis of the room and equipment;
    • advise the patient about the procedures before and after eye surgery;
    • analyze processed image rejects;
    • sanitize the patient;
    • replace expired medicines and materials;
    • monitor the team's dosimetric report;
    • demonstrate understanding for the patient;
    • collect material from the ocular surface;
    • demonstrate verbal communication skills;
    • check availability of exam material;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • minimize the time of exposure to radiation;
    • install equipment;
    • demonstrate analytical reasoning ability;
    • delimit the image acquisition area;
    • monitor the patient's reactions to contrasts and/or medications;
    • analyze graphic records;
    • perform breast support;
    • request equipment maintenance;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • determine the removal of persons not involved in the exam;
    • check the anatomical area demarcated for examination and/or treatment;
    • check technical conditions of equipment and accessories;
    • interact with entities and other professionals;
    • demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality;
    • participate in area events;
    • receive request for exams and/or patient's chart;
    • assemble emergency medicine cart;
    • advise the patient in the care of contact lenses;
    • prepare the operating table;
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • adjust equipment and accessories to the patient and the type of exam and/ or treatment;
    • making molds and models;
    • operate equipment;
    • adjust equipment;
    • handle contrast media;
    • applying administrative procedures;
    • confirm patient identity;
    • initialize image acquisition, processing, distribution and storage systems ;
    • monitor radioactive waste for disposal;
    • perform manual or computerized cephalometric tracing;
    • interview patient;
    • place electrodes on patient;
    • complementary examination;
    • adjust the patient's position to the exam;
    • patient scheduling plan;
    • perform preventive and corrective maintenance of ophthalmic equipment;
    • eliminate interference from other devices;
    • measure functions of the visual apparatus;
    • demonstrate understanding towards the patient;
    • document exams;
    • submit the examination to medical examination;
    • isolate workspace for exam;
    • administer pharmacological and/or radioactive substances;
    • monitor the tracing record (graphic) of the exam;
    • remove mobile prostheses and patient adornments;
    • log data;
    • advise the patient about care after the exam;
    • report;
    • discuss the case with the work team;

    Sectors that hire Technician in electrographic methods in cardiology the most in the job market

    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • hospital care activities
    • activities of healthcare professionals
    • diagnostic services by graphic record - ecg, eeg and other analog exams
    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • clinical laboratories
    • cleaning activities
    • nursing activities

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