Three new occupations on the lowest wage chart in healthcare

  • Last year, an amendment to the Ordinance of the Minister of Health on the qualifications required of employees for the different types of employment in health entities that are not contractors was announced.
  • The regulations specify the qualifications required for the positions of senior technician in medical sterilization, technician in medical sterilization and security agent of the service of forensic psychiatry.
  • The regulation entered into force on January 1, 2022. As a result, it will be possible to apply to the aforementioned groups the provisions of the law on the lowest remuneration in health institutions

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Three new occupations on the lowest wage chart in healthcare

Under the regulations of the Minister responsible for health, three new professions will be included in the classification of employees of health establishments:

  • senior technician in medical sterilization,
  • medical sterilization technique,
  • security officer of the forensic psychiatry service

The relevant regulations will enter into force on January 1, 2022.

– Thanks to this, the expectations of the security personnel of the forensic psychiatry services and of the medical sterilization technicians will be satisfied with regard to the possibility of applying to these professional categories the provisions of the law of 8 June 2017 relating to the method of determining the lowest base salary of certain employees working in medical facilities – reads the rationale for the settlement.

This will – as the Ministry of Health indicates – “increase the basic salary of these employees”.

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The Minister of Health has defined the qualifications required for the new professions

Requirements for three new professions included in the regulations of the Minister of Health:

  • Senior technician in medical sterilization – starting after August 31, 2019 and graduating from a public or non-public post-secondary school and obtaining a professional degree in the profession of medical sterilization technician, or starting before September 1, 2019 and graduated from a public or non-public position – secondary school with the qualifications of a public school and obtaining the professional title of technician in medical sterilization or a certificate confirming the professional qualifications in the profession of technician in medical sterilization
  • Medical Sterilization Technician – starting after August 31, 2019 and graduating from a public or non-public post-secondary school and obtaining a professional degree in the profession of medical sterilization technician, or starting before September 1, 2019 and graduating from a public or non-public post-secondary school with the qualifications of a public school and obtaining the professional title of technician in medical sterilization or a certificate confirming the professional qualifications in the profession of technician in medical sterilization
  • Security guard in the forensic psychiatry department
    secondary or basic education and vocational training

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Medical sterilization technicians have been training since 2012

As the authors of the ordinance point out, training for the professions of senior technician in medical sterilization and technician in medical sterilization has been provided since September 1, 2012 and the Polish Association of Medical Sterilization wished to include the two positions in the project. of settlement.

On the other hand, the inclusion on the list of a security agent of the forensic psychiatry service responds to the demands of the protest committee, which was agreed between the representatives of the unions of the regional centers of forensic psychiatry, the national secretariat of the health of the NSZZ “Solidarność” and the Ministry of Health.

– A graduate of a school training in the profession of medical sterilization technician is prepared to perform the following professional tasks: qualification of medical equipment and devices for washing, disinfection and sterilization processes, washing, disinfection and sterilization using appropriate methods, means and devices, carry out cleaning, disinfection and sterilization process controls as well as keep documentation on washing, disinfection and sterilization – we read in the justification of the regulations.

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What do the security guards of the forensic psychiatric services do?

On the other hand, “employees of medical entities carrying out tasks in the field of forensic psychiatry are constantly present among the patients referred for treatment by the court and are exposed to aggression on their part”. Their tasks include ensuring the safety of patients, staff and other persons staying on the premises of the forensic psychiatric services.

– Employees, including undertaking interventions to prevent escapes and attacks on other people and property, cooperating with medical personnel by applying direct coercion to patients. They monitor patients in the ward, accompany patients and patients outside the ward, for example during medical consultations and stays in other health facilities – the document reads.

In addition, security personnel from the forensic psychiatry department “carry out detailed checks on newly admitted patients, their personal effects and other items in their possession, as well as participate in a medical interview with newly admitted patients”.

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