The Healthcare Operator (OSS – Operatore Socio Sanitario) is currently one of the most sought-after professions for a quick entry into the job market. An essential figure for the physical and psychological well-being of patients, the Healthcare Operator works in collaboration with other healthcare professionals in a number of environments and contexts, such as:
- in the healthcare sector: hospitals, local health units, and clinics, alongside nurses;
- iin the social sector: residential care homes, nursing homes, day care centers, and housing communities, under the responsibility of a social worker;
- at the assisted person's home.