321-Medical and pharmaceutical technicians

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Medical and pharmaceutical technicians
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Job Description: 
Medical and pharmaceutical technicians perform technical tasks to assist in diagnosis and treatment of illness, disease, injuries and impairments

Main Tasks include -

  • testing and operating radiographic, ultrasound and other medical imaging equipment
  • administering radiopharmaceuticals or radiation to patients to detect or treat diseases
  • performing clinical tests on specimens of bodily fluids and tissues
  • preparing medications and other pharmaceutical compounds under the guidance of pharmacists
  • designing, fitting, servicing and repairing medical and dental devices and appliances.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

3211 Medical imaging and therapeutic equipment technicians
3212 Medical and pathology laboratory technicians
3213 Pharmaceutical technicians and assistants
3214 Medical an

Careers Indian Standards: