Job offers at IMSS, Insabi and ISSSTE: how to apply

(Photo: REUTERS / Daniel Becerril)

This weekend, Mexico registered a record of infections daily since the pandemic began, adding on January 8, 2022 a total of 30,671 new cases, in just 24 hours.

The rapid spread of Omicron, that already managed to displace Delta as the dominant variant in numerous states, and the three detected cases of Flurona -or simultaneous infection of influenza and coronavirus-, have dragged Mexico to his fourth wave. And before this x-ray it is necessary reinforce attention in hospitals throughout the country, to face the contingency of the COVID-19.

For this reason, the Ministry of Health opened the National Recruitment Day 2022 for health personnel.

This public call for employment seeks to hire general physicians and nurses and specialists, as well as paramedic and support staff for health services “interested in contributing their knowledge for the benefit of the People of Mexico.” Places are offered at the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), the Social Security and Service Institute for State Workers (ISSSTE) and the Health Institute for Well-being (Insabi).

Which are the requirements?

To be part of the National Recruitment Day 2022, the following requirements are requested:

Title, professional license or document that certifies the professional profile.

Not be disabled for public service or being in any other cause of legal impediment.

Also, it is important to have “Commitment to serve the People of Mexico.”

(Photo: REUTERS / Daniel Becerril)
(Photo: REUTERS / Daniel Becerril)

What are the working conditions?

Although working conditions vary based on numerous factors, such as employment, rank, specialization, institution, or state, the Ministry of Health offers the following general benefits:

– Eventual contract of up to six months.

– Social Security.

– Benefits of Law.

– Competitive salary.

– Training for Technical Equipment Management, personal protection, infection prevention, among others.

Also, grant some stimuli:

– One month’s salary in advance, at the time of signing the contract.

– Expenses Pay.

– Award of two points for the National Examination of Applicants for Medical Residencies (ENARM).

Those who want to be part of the selection process must enter the website, and complete the registration “in order for the Health Sector institutions to initiate the contracting processes.”

(Photo: REUTERS / Daniel Becerril)
(Photo: REUTERS / Daniel Becerril)

Flurone, what is it and what are the symptoms?

Flurona, the simultaneous infection of flu and COVID-19 has already been present in Mexico. So far, three cases have already been registered in the country, one in Nayarit and two in Jalisco, all detected between January 8 and 9.

Given the uncertainty and concern about what these new infections represent, there have been many questions generated by citizens, among them, and perhaps the most important, is What is flurone?

According to the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), its name is an acronym from English and formed by “Flu”, influenza or flu, and “corona”, for coronavirus. However, the Spanish translation would be called “Flu corona”.

This double infection would have arisen in Israel, the country where the first person with this rare condition was detected. It was a pregnant woman at the end of December 2021. According to the Ministry of Health of this country, doctors identified that she had mild symptoms of influenza and COVID-19.

Experts agree that the presence of Flurone in the body may not be as deadly as it sounds. According to María del Mar Tomás, microbiologist at the University Hospital of A Coruña and spokesperson for the Spanish Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (SEIMC), These infections are not “serious” and do not represent “an increase in complications” of the state of health.


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