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Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating  (NOC 3123)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

This unit group includes health professionals who diagnose and treat the diseases and injuries of patients and who are not elsewhere classified. This includes doctors of podiatric medicine, chiropodists and podiatrists, naturopaths, orthoptists and osteopaths. They work in private practices, clinics and hospitals.

chiropodist, doctor of osteopathy, doctor of podiatric medicine (D.P.M.), foot specialist, naturopath, naturopathic doctor (ND), orthoptist, osteopath, osteopathic physician, podiatrist.

The following is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
  • Doctors of podiatric medicine are primary care practitioners who diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and communicate diagnoses to patients. They treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy, or prescribed medications. Doctors of podiatric medicine may also perform surgery on the bones of the forefoot and the subcutaneous soft tissues of the foot.
  • Chiropodists and diploma or first-degree trained podiatrists diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy and subcutaneous soft-tissue foot surgery.
  • Naturopaths diagnose patients' diseases and disorders and employ natural methods of healing such as acupuncture and acupressure, spinal manipulation, reflexology, hydrotherapy, herbal medicines, biochemical therapy, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and counselling in their treatment.
  • Orthoptists assist ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders by performing specialized eye tests to measure and assess defective binocular vision or abnormal eye movement in patients and prescribing treatment such as eye exercises or patching regimens.
  • Osteopaths or osteopathic physicians diagnose disorders and injuries of the musculo-skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems and treat patients with manipulative therapy, medications or surgery.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Moncton, Bouctouche, Dieppe, Richibucto, Riverview, Sackville, Shediac, McEwen, Salisbury

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Outlook & Prospects for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Moncton--Richibucto Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within New Brunswick.

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Table on the employment potential for Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Campbellton--Miramichi Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Edmundston--Woodstock Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Fredericton--Oromocto Undetermined 2014-07-31
Moncton--Richibucto Region Undetermined 2014-07-31
Saint John--St. Stephen Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
  • Castle Rock Construction Services Inc. has been awarded a $2.9M contract to build an RCMP forensic identification services building in Moncton. Work is expected to be completed by June 2015.
  • Cedar Tree Café, a Mediterranean-style restaurant in downtown Fredericton, has closed
  • According to the Conference Board of Canada, Saint John¿s GDP will grow by 1.4% in 2014, after increasing by only 0.2% last year. Construction activity in the city is predicted to increase in 2014, and will include upgrades to the Irving Pulp & Paper mill, repairs to the Harbour Bridge, water and sewer upgrades, and a new YMCA.
  • Trevali Mining Corporation indicates construction is underway on the zinc-lead-silver Caribou Mine and mill near Bathurst. The construction phase will employ about 320 workers, and between 250 and 300 jobs will be created at the mine when it goes into full operation in the spring of 2015. Most of the hires are expected to be former workers from Brunswick Mine, which closed in 2013.
  • Marine service company Océan will partner with the New Brunswick government and the Naval Center in Bas-Caraquet to revive shipbuilding and repair and eventually create up to 77 jobs. Some preparatory construction will occur in the coming months.
  • Gusto Italian Grill and Bar has opened on Westmorland Street in Moncton
  • Resurgo Place, which contains an expanded version of the old Moncton Museum, a new Transportation Discovery Centre, children¿s activities, and other attractions, has opened in Moncton. Construction of the $10M facility had begun in March 2012.
  • Jump Off, a hip-hop clothing store, has opened on Weldon Street in Moncton
Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014 Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014
Please consult the Moncton--Richibucto Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.