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

Technician in non-invasive 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 non-invasive methods in cardiology earn

A Technician in non-invasive 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 non-invasive 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 non-invasive methods in cardiology

Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Technician in non-invasive 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
    • complementary diagnostic and therapeutic services activities

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