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"Pediatricians"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's diseases and injuries.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Pediatricians"

1) Advise patients, parents or guardians and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.

2) Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.

3) Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development.

4) Examine patients or order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis.

5) Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.

6) Monitor patients' condition and progress and re-evaluate treatments as necessary.

7) Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents.

8) Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children.

9) Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.

 

 

11) Conduct research to study anatomy and develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent, or control disease or injury.

12) Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.


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13) Operate on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems.

14) Plan, implement, or administer health programs or standards in hospital, business, or community for information, prevention, or treatment of injury or illness.

15) Provide consulting services to other physicians.

16) Prepare reports for government or management of birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or medical status of individuals.

Job Description for "Pediatricians" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-S-E        SOC:  29-1065.00