Administer anesthetics and analgesics for pain management prior to, during, or after surgery.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $272,630.00
Average Time to Fill 26 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 268
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 0.10 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

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

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Administer intravenous medications
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Give medications or immunizations
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Attend to patient's personal care
Administer non-intravenous medications
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Administer medical injections
Provide in home patient care
Conduct medical tests
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Treat medical condition of patient
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Perform emergency medical procedures
Assist patients in performing breathing exercises
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer rehabilitation interventions
Apply traction to patients
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Test patient heart functioning
Test patient lung functioning
Massage patient or client
Implement life support procedures
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Deliver babies
Develop treatment plans
Develop medical treatment plans
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Perform minor surgery
Standardize drug dosages
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Conduct medical x-rays
Perform medical surgery
Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health
Provide care for mentally ill or special needs individuals
Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures
Develop dietary care plans
Assist individuals with dressing, undressing, grooming, bathing, or other daily activities
Feed food to individuals

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Emergency Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine
Practicing Medicine
General Practice
Electronic Medical Records

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