Career in Healthcare

Vast medical and healthcare industry is not only one of the major and most significant economic sectors, but also a giant employer, in most of the countries of the world. Rich and illustrious careers in medical field, are counted among the most popular and highly preferred professional careers in countries of the world over, essentially including India. Detailed and very productive information about the careers in healthcare in india, is separately presented in the lower section. The sector of healthcare encompasses all those professionals, medical practitioners and supporting staff, medical and healthcare institutions, manufacturers of treatment equipments & instruments, pharmaceutical companies, companies producing diverse curing and healing products, private diagnostic and pathological laboratories, beauty salons and spas, and all those people and personnel who are actively and lucratively engaged in the activities of these entities under diverse spheres and levels. Thus, the entire healthcare sector has immense potential for massive and bright employment every year. As per one's deep interest, a person may choose a career in healthcare in any of these broad segments of the healthcare industry.

The medical and healthcare services are associated with diagnosis, treatment, healing and curing, and prevention of all sorts of diseases, problems, and troubles of the body and the mind. These diagnostic, curative, preventive, and rehabilitative services may broadly be divided into the categories of primary medical services, secondary healthcare services, and the tertiary healthcare services.

List of Careers in Healthcare in India

India's vast and well-developed healthcare infrastructure is capable of offering numerous careers in healthcare, in the above-mentioned segments. Almost all these health care careers in India are highly progressive, well-paying, and evergreen. Again, as the healthcare industry of India is constantly being well-equipped with the latest medical and treatment technologies and modern sophisticated equipments and, instruments, and treatment facilities, the demand for well-qualified and richly experienced medical professionals is always high. The fast economic progress and growth of India, exponentially increasing medical tourism in and to India, and ever-increasing awareness towards health and diseases, etc., are to further make the medical and healthcare sector of India more opulent in future years. The list of careers in healthcare essentially covered the following most prominent and popular fields or areas:

  • Fields of Medical Sciences and Treatments
  • Medicines
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Surgeries
  • Pharmacy
  • Manufacturing of Medical Equipments & Instruments
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Home Health Care
  • Medical Assisting
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Veterinary
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Beauty and Spa Services
  • Medical Records and Health Information
  • Physician Assisting
  • Psychiatrics
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Transcription
  • Dieting and Nutrition
  • Pathology
  • Medical Education and Teaching
  • Rehabilitation Consultancy
  • Clinical Laboratories
  • Hospital Administration and Management
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Multiple Medical and Healthcare Services
  • Allied Health Services
  • Ancillary work in medical & healthcare sector

For building a bright and prolific career in healthcare industry, the majority of the governmental and private universities and institutes of India, offer courses at varying levels in a rather wide range of medical disciplines and areas. However, most of these medical institutes admit students through conducting rigorous and highly competitive entrance examinations every year at national and regional levels.