4245 jobs in Punjab health department
While there are 3954 existing vacant posts in Health department , 291 vacancies are in Medical Education & Research Department.
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Punjab government has decided to fill 4245 vacant posts in the health department.
3954 vacancies are in Health department , 291 vacancies are in Medical Education & Research Department.
Out of total 3954 posts in Health Department, 2966 would be filled in the first phase .
Recruitment for the remaining 988 posts will be done after September 30, 2020 in the next phase.
The Recruitment Process includes walk in interviews
A state government spokesperson said the recruitment of Medical Officers (Specialists) to be conducted by a Special Selection Committee.
He said that Dr K K Talwar will head the committee which will conduct the walk-in interviews.
Recruitment of doctors, paramedics and other staff will be done through Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
This recruitment will not be done by Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (PSSSB).
The vacancies include doctors and paramedical staff
The vacancies in health department include 235 Medical Officers (General), one Medical Officer Specialist (Microbiologist), four Medical Officers Specialist (Social Preventive Medicine) and 35 Medical Officers (Dental).
The paramedical staff vacancies incluce 598 Staff Nurses, and 180 Pharmacists (Pharmacy Officer).
There are vacancies of 600 Multipurpose Health Workers (Female) and 200 Multipurpose Health Workers (Male).
Radiographers and other technician jobs
139 Radiographers, 44 Dialysis Technicians, 116 Operation Theatre Assistants, 14 ECG Technicians besides 800 Ward Attendants would also be recruited.
The Cabinet also decided to recruit 265 Medical Officers (General), 323 Medical Officer Specialists.
302 Pharmacists (Pharmacy Officers) , 98 M.L.T. (Grade-2) against the total 988 posts falling vacant on September 30, 2020.
Upper Age exemption for working candidates
The Cabinet also approved exemption in upper age limit up to 45 years for those already working with the state health department on contract basis.
The exemption has been allowed as they are well-versed with the functioning of the department .