Gynecology assistant - Salary and Career
Nursing technicians and assistants

Gynecology assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform technical nursing activities in public and private companies such as: hospitals, clinics and other medical care establishments, boats and homes, they work in surgery, therapy, childcare, pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics, occupational health and other areas. They provide patient care, ensuring their comfort and well-being, administering medications and performing surgical instrumentation tasks, properly positioning the patient and the instruments. They organize the work environment and give continuity to the shifts. They work in accordance with good practices, standards and biosafety procedures. They carry out records and prepare technical reports. They perform activities and carry out actions to promote family health.

How much does an Gynecology assistant earn

A Gynecology assistant earns between $1.267 and $3.779 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.893 and a median salary of $1.672 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 56.368 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Gynecology assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.893 22.711 473 10
1º Quartile 1.267 15.201 317 7
Median Salary 1.672 20.060 418 9
3º Quartile 2.882 34.585 721 15
Higher Salary 3.779 45.349 945 20


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • technicians of the science of human health
        • nursing technicians and assistants

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Main workplaces

Nursing technicians and assistants they work in hospitals, clinics, social services, or even at home. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, or work on their own, providing temporary services in clinics or residences. They are organized as a team, working under the permanent supervision of a nurse or another member of the higher-level health team. They work in closed environments and with shifts, or confined in a vessel, in the case of the health assistant (maritime navigation). Exception made to professionals working in family health, who, according to a specific ordinance, work eight hours a day. It is common for them to work under pressure, leading to a stressful situation. In some activities, they may be exposed to biological contamination, toxic material and radiation.


What does it take to work in the field of Nursing technicians and assistants

Admission to technical occupations requires certification of skills or a technical course in nursing (middle level). For nursing assistants, basic education and professional qualification courses are required with a minimum of four hundred class hours, which can reach fifteen hundred. The possibility of continuing the qualification will depend on the completion of high school. Currently, there are technical courses in nursing, organized modularly, with intermediate outputs for the qualification of nursing assistants. The entry requirement for these courses is complete high school, with the philosophy of continuing education, which makes it possible for the assistant to reach the technical level, by completing new modules of professional training.


Functions and activities of Gynecology assistant

Nursing technicians and assistants must:

  • perform surgical instrumentation;
  • working with biosafety and security;
  • work with biosafety and security;
  • provide patient care;
  • communicate;
  • administer prescription medication;
  • care patient;
  • assist technical team in specific procedures;
  • providing patient care;
  • work with biosafety and safety;
  • perform admission procedures;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • promote mental health;
  • care for the patient;
  • working with biosafety and safety;
  • provide patient assistance;
  • assist the technical team in specific procedures;
  • give continuity to shifts;
  • organize work environment;
  • administer prescribed medication;
  • promoting family health;
  • promote family health;

  • Activities

    • organize medications and materials for patient and nursing use;
    • activate security team;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • forward material for exams;
    • control periodic examinations of employees;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • participate in the management of supplies;
    • vaccinate yourself;
    • record intercurrences and procedures performed;
    • assist the team in invasive procedures;
    • record events and procedures performed;
    • measure patient (weight, height);
    • offer bedpan and parrot;
    • control water balance;
    • prepare prescription medication;
    • make personal belongings available to patient (identity preservation);
    • participate in public health campaigns;
    • mark type of hamper and garbage contamination;
    • stimulate patient expression;
    • follow protocol in case of contamination or accident;
    • stimulate patient (active and passive movements);
    • serving users in ubs, homes or community spaces;
    • position patient for surgery;
    • sterilize instruments;
    • perform blood glucose tests;
    • administer chemotherapy products;
    • transporting clothes and materials for purge;
    • protect patient during crises;
    • list patient's belongings;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • request the presence of other professionals in the surgical center;
    • inspect validity of materials and medicines;
    • to be responsible for all care provided to the enrolled population;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • disinfect devices and materials;
    • seal the operating room;
    • care for the body after death;
    • change position in bed;
    • check the number of surgical compresses;
    • control vaccine administration;
    • resolve pending issues (drugs, dressings, exams, referrals, fasting, among others) ;
    • check quantity of implant parts;
    • advise family and patient;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • check sterilization result and validity;
    • record complications and procedures performed;
    • give lectures;
    • check quantity and functionality of material and equipment;
    • inspect cardiopulmonary arrest cart (pcr);
    • limit patient circulation space;
    • monitor serum and medication administration time;
    • implement prescribed therapeutic activities;
    • prepare a patient report;
    • demonstrate attention ability;
    • beware of adverse effects of products;
    • prevent suicide attempts and risk situations;
    • help the patient to eat;
    • paramentar-se;
    • stimulate patient to express feelings;
    • administer incompatible medications separately;
    • recommend abstaining from decisions during mental breakdown;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • apply enema (intestinal wash);
    • demarcate behavioral boundaries;
    • call doctor in case of complications;
    • perform tests and exams;
    • updating registration information;
    • tag patient belongings;
    • proceed to inhalation therapy;
    • supply the team's demands;
    • contain sharps for disposal;
    • wearing;
    • stimulate the patient to express feelings;
    • provide consumables;
    • using personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • watch for temperature and patient reactions in transfusions;
    • identify users' needs;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • conduct patient to social activities;
    • arrange clothes;
    • introduce yourself by placing the patient in the environment;
    • interpret skin tests;
    • pass instruments to the surgical team;
    • recommend disembarkation of sick and injured person;
    • carry out disease prevention and curative actions;
    • caring for the body after death;
    • make beds;
    • inspect facilities and workers;
    • aspirate orotracheal and tracheostomy cannula;
    • use personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • calculate medication dosage;
    • control vital signs;
    • remove patient;
    • dismiss the sick or injured employee and crew from work;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • register intake;
    • educate family about mental illness;
    • punch venous access;
    • forward material to the operating room;
    • provide linen;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • report adverse drug effects to the physician;
    • ready the patient for examination and surgery;
    • discard contaminated material;
    • install induced power;
    • preventing against adverse effects of the products;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • coordinating the care of users;
    • organize medications and materials for patient use and nursing station;
    • providing concurrent and terminal cleaning;
    • check route of administration;
    • wash hands before and after each procedure;
    • stimulate vesico-intestinal function;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • label medical prescription (bed, name and patient record);
    • introduce nasogastric and vesical catheter;
    • administer incompatible medication separately;
    • place side rails on the bed;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • install blood products;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • demonstrate understanding;
    • perform antisepsis;
    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • record medication administration;
    • perform trichotomy;
    • assist in patient resuscitation;
    • sanitize patient;
    • changing dressings;
    • apply ice pack and wet and dry heat;
    • mark type of contamination of hamper and garbage;
    • registering activities in information systems;
    • package sharps for disposal;
    • demonstrate understanding;
    • replace material in the operating room;
    • monitor patient progress;
    • contain patient in bed;
    • get vaccinated;
    • write down surgery expenses;
    • vaccinating yourself;
    • check patient and belongings (drugs, alcohol, etc.);
    • participate in case discussion;
    • check quantity of psychotropic drugs;
    • massage patient;
    • exchange technical information;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • inspect each patient;
    • arrange clothes;
    • protect bony prominences;
    • check received medications;
    • remove the patient;
    • count the number of compresses, material and instruments before and after surgery;
    • accompany patient in medication intake;
    • collect material for exams;
    • prepare patient for medication;
    • define territory of action;
    • identify medication to be administered (bed, name and patient record);
    • position electric scalpel plate;
    • check amount of psychotropic drugs;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • check the sufficiency of equipment, surgical material and compresses;


    Sectors that hire Gynecology assistant the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • long stay institutions for the elderly
    • temporary labor lease
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • clinical laboratories
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • health plans
    • other human health care activities
    • health management support activities




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