Emergency Medicine Physicians:

Make immediate medical decisions and act to prevent death or further disability. Provide immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization, and disposition of patients. May direct emergency medical staff in an emergency department.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $244,980.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,815
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.98 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Following Directions
Work Ethic
Computer Fundamentals
Resource Management
Learning Orientation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Give medications or immunizations
Administer non-intravenous medications
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer intravenous medications
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Attend to patient's personal care
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Treat medical condition of patient
Administer medical injections
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Provide in home patient care
Test patient lung functioning
Test patient heart functioning
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Conduct medical tests
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Administer first aid
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Apply traction to patients
Assist patients in performing breathing exercises
Perform emergency medical procedures
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer rehabilitation interventions
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients
Perform medical surgery
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Perform minor surgery
Massage patient or client
Develop treatment plans
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Develop medical treatment plans
Deliver babies
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
Implement life support procedures
Conduct medical x-rays
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Provide care for mentally ill or special needs individuals
Provide care to women during pregnancy and childbirth
Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures
Test patient nervous system functioning
Apply bandages, dressings, or splints
Assist individuals with dressing, undressing, grooming, bathing, or other daily activities
Develop dietary care plans
Feed food to individuals
Test patient vision
Incorporate nutritional practices and techniques into menus, diets, or individual meals
Adjust medical supportive or assistive devices such as prostheses
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Assist individuals with mental or social disabilities, handicaps, or illnesses
Assist individuals with physical disabilities, handicaps, or illnesses
Develop patient therapy programs

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