Foreign nationals who are qualified to provide assistance in the delivery of healthcare services can expect to see even more opportunities to gain their permanent residence here through occupation-targeted Express Entry system draws in the coming seven years.
These workers include:
- audiometric assistants
- audiometric technicians
- autopsy assistants
- blood donor clinic assistants
- cast room technicians
- chiropractic assistants
- clinical laboratory helpers
- morgue attendants
- ophthalmic assistants
- ophthalmic laboratory technicians – retail
- ophthalmic lens grinders
- ophthalmologist assistants
- optical laboratory assistants
- optometrist assistants
- orthopedic technologists and
- sterile processing technicians
Job Prospects Bright For Workers In Health Service Support Occupations
Job Bank, the federal government’s job-hunting and career-planning website, listed 128 jobs for these other assisting occupations in support of health services in Canada in early November.
The job prospects of workers doing other assisting occupations in support of health services, categorized under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 system with the code 33109, are ranked as very good by Job Bank in Manitoba and Saskatchewan over the coming three years, good in Alberta, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario and the Yukon, and moderate in Quebec, Prince Edward Island and British Columbia.