Emergency Medical Technician

Medical supporter

Medical assistant

Minimum - 8th

Should be functionally literate - maybe relaxed if no suitable person with this qualification is available

Certified training for Frontline Health Worker (equivalent to ASHA aligned to HSS/Q 8601 released by Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

Not applicable

The tasks a Frontline Health Worker (equivalent to ASHA) is expected to perform include: Providingsupporttoalliedhealthworkersengagedinnationalhealthprogrammes

Actingashealthcounsellors to local communities and provide healthcare services

Knowledge of the essentials of nutrition, sanitation and environment for the village like water safety Knowledge of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, vector-borne diseases, leprosy, etc.Well versed with the process to protect water sources in villages

Knowledge to identify key health, nutrition and sanitation risks in the village

Ability to understand the importance of incorporating representatives of all community members in the Village Health Plan

Ability to motivate representatives from all population groups (all castes, tribes, women and minorities) to participate in the Village Health Plan

Ability to motivate NGO workers, school teachers, representatives of self-help groups to participate in the Village Health Plan

Socially active

Good communication skills

Friendly and calm composure

Ability to work for long and odd hours

It is not a desk job

Working from home option is not available

Part-time work is available

May need to handle a team

Travelling is a part of the job Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday Shift system maybe available Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include general bacterial and viral infections encountered, stress, mental strains and heavy psychological workload

Health risks include exposure to unhygienic environment in rural areas

For freshers - INR 6,000 - INR 8,000 per monthFor candidates with 1-2 yearsexperience - INR 10,500 12,500 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Medical Tourism and Certification/Accreditation of Medical Institutions

As covered earlier, medical tourism is being widely promoted by the Indian government. Certification/Accreditation of medical institutions definitely plays a large role in attracting foreign nationals to Indian hospitals for treatment. With healthcare delivery players in the private sector vying for a share of international medical tourists, there is bound to be an increase in the number of medical institutions being certified/accredited.

Developments and Newer Areas of Medicine

Combined with the required increase in the density of medical professionals per 1,000 persons, as well as the projected increase in population, significant capacity and skill development is required in the following areas:



Technicians and paramedics

Among the areas outlined above, the requirement of nurses, technicians and paramedics account for over 75% of the incremental human resource requirement.

As the backbone of the health industry in the community, Frontline Health Workers are in great demand.

Healthcare providers

Multi-specialty hospitals across India

Public and private hospitals and clinics

Healthcare providers



Not applicable

NIMT College of Nursing

Bharti Mukta Vidyapeeth

Govt. College of Nursing

Regional College of Nursing

Not applicable