Skills required for patients
Five health-care jobs in need of more staff
Medical technician Medical technicians operate anaesthetic, cardiac, operating theatre and medical testing equipment as well as perform and assist with laboratory tests and complete prescriptions. The average weekly wage for a medical technician is $900. undertaken in hospitals. The average anaesthetist’s salary is $3000 a week. settings. They include hospital orderlies, support workers for nurses, personal care assistants and therapy aides. Workers who hold nursing skills are in high demand because they can help health-care teams with a patient’s care. These workers earn on average $750 a week.
DRESS CIRCLE: A team of medical staff is required to ensure patient health.