Work Nature

  • Analyzes records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Examines or conducts tests on patient to provide information on medical condition.
  • Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Monitors patients' condition and progress and re-evaluates treatments as necessary.
  • Explains procedures and discusses test results on prescribed treatments with patents.
  • Operates on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems and delivers babies.
  • Collects, records, and maintains patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
  • Refers patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
  • Advises patients and community concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Plans, implements, or administers health programs or standards in hospital, business, or community for information, prevention, or treatment of injury or illness.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
  • Prepares reports for government or management of birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.  

Key Skills

  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Emergency Room (ER)
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Occupations

  • Surgeon
  • Cardiologist
  • Dermatologist
  • Family Doctor
  • General Physician
  • Neurologist
  • Super speciality doctor

Career Analysis

1 Fees
High
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
High
4 Level Of Preparation
High

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