Involves providing healthcare through diagnostic and therapeutic services. Includes all the professions related to the direct delivery of care to patients and the support of professionals and technicians. Also includes professionals who provide healthcare to animals, and professionals who use various scientific applications to create, produce, and market products that contribute to the population’s health and well-being.
Examples of occupations or professions: doctor, nurse, surgeon, medical radiation technologist, dentist, dental assistant, hygienist, denturist, occupational therapist, nutritionist, physiotherapist, psychiatrist, optometrist, veterinarian, animal health technician, chemist, laboratory technician, clinical research associate, pharmaceutical representative.
Links specific to this sector:
- BioTalent Canada
- Careers in community healthcare
- Carrières en santé et services sociaux
- Pharmabio Développement - Passionne tes neurones
- Game in science
- UQAM - Faculté des sciences