Physician, Bio-chemic

Minimum MBBS

Minimum experience of 5 to 10 years in the relevant field

The tasks a Physician, Bio-Chemic/Bio Chemist is expected to perform include:

Examining patients to diagnose ailments

Prescribing necessary medicines according to bio-chemic system of treatment

Examining patients' records, case history and symptoms to diagnose deficiency or imbalance of basic salt(s) in patient?s system

Prescribing biochemic medicines along with necessary instructions

Providing the patients with all the details regarding diet, physical precautions, etc.

Keeping case history of patients and records of all the treatment prescribed

Considering results of X-ray and pathological examinations for proper diagnosis

Detailed knowledge of all the basic salt(s) present in the human system

Knowledge of all the bio-chemic medicines

Knowledge of Medical of Health (Mo

H) policies and the general system of health management

Skilled in science such as biology, human anatomy and biochemistry

Skilled in interpreting tests and accordingly counsellingpatients on rehabilitative, preventative and dietary care

Knowledge of all the potential side effects associated with a particular drug and informing the patient accordingly

Will be updated

Good spoken and written English

Team player





It is a desk job

Need to handlea team of nurses and other medical staff

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is notlisted as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For candidates with 5 to 10 years of experience - 50,000 to 1,30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview ofHealthcare Industry in India

The Indian Brand Equity Foundation in their report on the Healthcare sector of India has stated that healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors - both in terms of revenue and employment. The industry comprises of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment.

The Indian healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. The outlook for the Indian healthcare industry looks positive owing to high growth rate in almost all its segments, whether its primary healthcare, secondary and tertiary healthcare, medical equipment, diagnostics, health insurance or medical tourism. The ever growing population, increasing government expenditure on health and growing per capita income will increase the size of this industry in the years to come. Per capita income is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.7% over 2012-18. Rising incomes mean a steady growth in the ability to access healthcare and related services.

Considering all this it is safe to state that this sector is bound togrowin the comingyears,and so the job profile of a Physician, Bio-Chemic/ Bio-Chemist will witness a lot of growth in the futuretoo.


Government and private hospitals

Research institutes

Government primary healthcare centres



Cities and towns across India