The Interventional Cardiologist’s job exists to coordinate and provide specialized services, coordinate
research and training and advise the hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Prescribing tests, treatments, and/or surgery related to the cardiovascular system when necessary.
ii. Maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests and/or
treatments prescribed, and test results.
iii. Performing tests, when needed, to check the health of patients' hearts and/or cardiovascular
iv. Interpreting test results to determine how effectively the heart and/or cardiovascular system is
v. Using medical imaging equipment, such as echocardiogram, CT and MRI scanners, to diagnose and
treat heart and/or cardiovascular conditions.
vi. Assisting and/or performing interventional cardiology procedures such as coronary angiogram, PCI,
pacemakers, electrophysiology studies etc.
vii. Prescribing medication to treat cardiovascular diseases.
viii. Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
ix. Training and providing educational support to junior staff, when necessary.