Occupational Standards

These are standard documents validated by stakeholders from industry, academia and associations pan India. Occupational Standards (OS) describe best practices by bringing together performance criteria, knowledge and skills pertaining to a job role. A set of OSs related to a specific job role is called Qualification Pack (QP). Qualification Pack for every Job Role is pegged at a NSQF Level.

Telehealth Services Coordinator

Telehealth Services Coordinator serves as point-of-contact for telehealth services at either referral/patient/primary health care provider’s site or specialty/consultation/secondary/tertiary healthcare provider’s site. They support physicians, patients and other providers in using widespread e-Health services. telemedicine equipment as needed, maintaining inventory, billing, database management with proper documentation and promoting telehealth services in the local community especially in locations where there is limited access to healthcare providers.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Telehealth Services Coordinator HSS/Q5801 4 1500 500 1000

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Diabetes Assistant

A Diabetes Assistant assists the physician in developing a comprehensive, cost effective and Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) plan for individuals suffering from pre-diabetic and diabetic symptoms. The candidate is involved in imparting the understanding of the effects of healthy behavior and lifestyle on acute and chronic problems related to diabetes.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Diabetes Assistant HSS/Q8703 4 1500 500 1000

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Dietetic Aide

The Dietetic Aide works under the supervision of a registered Dietician. The individual's responsibilities include preparing and serving meals to patients with specific dietary and nutritional needs, complying with diet regulations and food handling practices, maintaining safety and sanitary standards, and performing certain administrative functions.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Dietetic Aide HSS/Q5201 3 1000 300 700

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General Duty Assistant

Individuals in this job provide patient care and assist in preparing patient’s unit. Some of the key responsibilities of a General Duty Assistant are to provide personal care, comfort and assistance in fulfilling the nutritional and elimination needs of the patient while ensuring their safety.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
General Duty Assistant HSS/Q5101, v2.0 4 1000 420 580

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Home Health Aide

Individuals in this job provide assistance to patients with diverse needs in carrying out their daily living activities at different care settings like home, old age home, hospice, etc. Some of the key responsibilities of a Home Health Aide are to provide personal care, comfort and assistance to the patient while they are coping up with their health conditions. They also report the health status to the service providers or other health professionals.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Home Health Aide HSS/Q5102, v2.0 3 1000 420 580

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Vision Assistant

Vision Assistant performs administrative duties including scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records and provides support to an ophthalmologist and healthcare team as per organizational policies.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Vision Assistant HSS/Q3003 4 1500 750 750

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Phlebotomist

A Phlebotomist draws blood samples from patients for laboratory testing and analysis and also guides patients in collection of other type of samples like urine, stool, sputum, etc. This may be done at the laboratory, collection centre, or at the client site. The incumbent also ensures availability and suitability of supplies to be used in the process. The person is also responsible for other activities such as labelling, record keeping and other related documentation.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Phlebotomist HSS/Q0501, v2.0 4 1000 500 500

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Medical Records Assistant

The individual compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of patients in a manner which meets the medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system following its latest coding systems and standards.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Medical Records Assistant HSS/Q5501, v2.0 4 1500 600 900

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Neurophysiology Technology Assistant

A Neurophysiology Technology Assistant performs tests that assist physicians in the diagnosis and evaluation of diseases of the brain, peripheral and autonomic nervous system ,and disorders of sleep using sophisticated electronic testing equipment.

QP Name QP ID. NSQF Level Notional Hours Class and Skill Lab training OJT/Clinic/Lab Training Hours
Neurophysiology Technology Assistant HSS/Q0801 4 1700 1000 700

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