Senior Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technician
The career of a senior diagnostic and therapeutic technician (TSDT) is regulated for workers with a legal relationship of public employment, through an Employment Contract in Public Functions (CTFP) and for workers under an employment contract, under the terms of the Labor Code, approved by Law no. 7/2009, of 12th of February, in hospitals of the entrepreneurial public sector (EPE) and also in health partnerships, under a private management and financing regime, integrated into the NHS, under the terms of the legal legislation that define the legal regime of the workers of the aforementioned entities, without prejudice to the same labor regime and the terms agreed in the respective collective work regulation instrument.
The special TSDT career and the TSDT career comprise workers whose functions correspond to health professions that involve the exercise of technical diagnostic and therapeutic activities, namely related to laboratory biomedical sciences, medical imaging and radiotherapy, clinical physiology and biosignals, therapy and rehabilitation, vision, hearing, oral health, pharmacy, orthoprosthetics and public health. (according to n. 3 of article 3 of Decree-Law 110/2017 and n. 3 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 111/2017, both of 31st of August).
Recruitment procedures, regardless of the legal nature of the working relationship to be established, although they are not subject to the same regime, they must always be based on the adequacy of the professionals to the tasks to be performed.
Recruitment procedures must comply to the principles of equal opportunities, impartiality, good faith and non-discrimination, as well as publicity, so as to enable a better and faster management of human resources.