Diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent diseases or conditions of the cardiovascular system. May further subspecialize in interventional procedures (e.g., balloon angioplasty and stent placement), echocardiography, or electrophysiology.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $244,980.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,815
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.98 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Following Directions
Work Ethic
Learning Orientation
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Give medications or immunizations
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer non-intravenous medications
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Treat medical condition of patient
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Position patients for treatment or examination
Conduct medical tests
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Perform medical surgery
Administer medical injections
Test patient heart functioning
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Administer intravenous medications
Develop medical treatment plans
Perform minor surgery
Conduct medical x-rays
Attend to patient's personal care
Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Provide in home patient care
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Test patient vision
Develop treatment plans
Administer cancer treatments
Perform emergency medical procedures
Provide care to women during pregnancy and childbirth
Adapt activities to meet patient needs
Incorporate nutritional practices and techniques into menus, diets, or individual meals
Treat patients using alternative medical procedures
Test patient lung functioning
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems
Develop patient therapy programs
Standardize drug dosages
Deliver babies
Treat dental problems or diseases
Apply traction to patients
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Develop dietary care plans
Administer radioactive isotopes
Test patient nervous system functioning
Implement life support procedures
Apply bandages, dressings, or splints
Massage patient or client
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze medical or health data
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Interpret x-ray images
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Examine patients
Conduct patient assessments
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Perform medical research
Perform biological testing
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Analyze dental data
Analyze speech or hearing data
Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
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