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NEC Codes - HM-8408 Cardiovascular Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8408 Cardiovascular Technician


Assists in all phases of cardiac catheterization, angiocardiography, arterial puncture studies, bronchography. Sets up and maintains sterile field packs and cares for all instruments, and operates fluoroscope. Possesses knowledge of skin testing methods using purified proteins derivative of tuberculin, histoplasmosis and coccidioidin.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E3-E7

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E7

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes


NEC may be assigned to inactive duty Naval Reservist who: 1) have successfully completed a BUMED-recognized training program and or is certified by the National Registry for Cardiovascular Technologists, and 2) is a cardiovascular technologist/technician with documented current clinical competency.

Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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