Career in Diagnostic: A surging job opportunity- Ruchi Gupta

Healthcare sector is one of the largest sectors when it comes to terms and job opportunities. If you are wishing to reach heights, then this is the perfect sector to work.  The industry deals with various services like hospitals, diagnostics, medical tourism, and medical equipment.  In recent years,
the healthcare sector is showing an exponential growth but there is a scope of development which is yet to be achieved.

The aspirants should know how big and diverse this field would be by the end of 2020.  With the introduction of more and more private players, this sector expected to see massive growth of 25 per cent in the next five -year tenure.

Most of the students often get confused after graduation, whether they should go for low salary jobs or pursue higher studies. To gain work experience, a majority of the students opt for the job. Diagnostics is one such part of the sector which has brilliant prospects in the job environment and a better career option for the future. Apart from the attractive remuneration, this sector will help you to achieve your individual goals.

Healthcare deals in various segments, currently, diagnostics is at a boom period.  Pathology services, the type of diagnostic services which provides an option of being a teacher, diagnostician or an investigator.  Pathologists in clinical laboratories analyse the reports for the diagnosis and better treatment of the disease.

Another field of diagnosing a disease is radiology. In this, diseases are treated with the help of imaging medical techniques.  With the increase in demand for radiologists, the segment ensures a better career path and expected to grow faster than any other.  The radiology technician has many options like working as an ultrasound technician, X-Ray technician, MRI technician, CT technician, and medical professional. As the demand of the radiologist is growing, there is an immediate requirement of the radiologist in hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. The radiology sector has shown a higher number of jobs than any other sector in the near future.

For those planning to start their careers, job opportunities in radiology sector are likely to remain high, particularly those who want to work in general medical and surgical hospitals. Radiology technicians can also work in private offices, clinics, urgent care facilities, and equipment sales.

Radiology is one of the heart-warming jobs of the world being positioned at world's 15th rank.  It is considered as the smartest career option to opt for. Radiologic technology is a fascinating subject to study for the students, in addition to certificates will be provided to work in the state of residence and prepares to work in the healthcare sector.

According to the Indian brand equity foundation (IBEF), the overall health market is valued at $100 billion and is expected to reach 280 billion by the end of 2020. Indian medical tourism with a two-fold increase in health care will reach $10 billion IT market is expected by 2020. In the field of health care management, there is a huge boom in generating employment in the coming years.

In addition to the urgent need of trained doctors and nursing staff, skillful management is required in different areas of the field. With major investments in the healthcare industry, the industry functioning has become more professional, organised and efficient.

As far as employment opportunities are concerned,  clinical management professionals are required to include software and imaging equipment in clinics, hospitals, NGO’s, IT firms such as Dell, Accenture, and many others.  In the case of a fresher who has no experience in the field would be hired as technicians and sooner with their performance and work experience they will reach heights.

Lack of talent is still a drawback for the industry. The healthcare industry is growing at a fast pace, although the talent is still lagging behind. With a focus on quality, to sustain today's talent for long-term, there is scope for many young minds.  Being able to open a young industry in the market, the learning curve will definitely be fast and the future experts can be prepared with the passage of time. The industry is trying to find individuals who are eager to learn. This will create an effect by providing promising opportunities to move forward in a healthier world.  With the advancement in science and technology, the use of medical applications is increasing and IT sector. In the last decade or so the role of technicians has been changed. Most of the modern hospitals and healthcare ventures require experienced technicians and radio-interventions equipped with multi-disciplinary skills.

Healthcare industry requires a skilled staff for research and professionals involved in the most important customer-focused roles. India has the potential to attract healthcare industry with skilled force.

-Dr. Ruchi Gupta,
CEO & Founder

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