Career in Paramedical
Paramedical is a part of medical science which deals with pre-hospital emergency services. A paramedic works as an emergency medical care provider, who provides primary medical and trauma care. Paramedic professional should have the ability to work in shifts and should be able to take the right decision during an emergency situation. Physical fitness of paramedic professional is essential to act in the emergency and follow precautionary measures to treat the injured. Some of the areas of work in the field of paramedical sciences are, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Radiology, X - Ray and Imaging Technology, Emergency Services, Operation Theatre Techniques, Anatomy. Paramedic professional should have a fair knowledge of medical equipment maintenance procedures, radio operating procedures and emergency vehicle operation. Demand of skilled paramedical professionals has increased in today's world which has made various career opportunities available for young aspirants.
After completion of the course in Paramedical and Healthcare there are various career options available for a person in the field of Paramedical. A paramedic professional can choose to work in government hospitals, private clinics, Ambulances and trauma centers. Paramedics can also work as radiography technicians, radiologists, physiotherapists, medical lab technicians, speech therapists and audiologists, dialysis therapists, emergency technicians, emergency care practitioners, perfusion technicians, cardiac technicians, and respiratory therapists. Apart from these there are options available for high-end specialization courses which can lead to a lot of job opportunities in India and abroad. Jobs are also available with helicopter flight crews, wherein Paramedics will be required to transport the ill and injured to the nearby trauma centers. Paramedical is a 24x 7 hour operational field but a truly rewarding career.