Obstetricians and Gynecologists:

Provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth. Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general care to women. May perform both medical and gynecological surgery functions.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $268,430.00
Average Time to Fill 26 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 62
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -2.38 %

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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
Following Directions
Written Communication
Computer Fundamentals
Resource Management
Learning Orientation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

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

Analyzing Data or Information

Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Analyze medical or health data
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Examine patients
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Conduct patient assessments
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Calculate medicine dosages
Interpret x-ray images
Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients
Assess physical conditions of patients to aid in diagnosis or treatment
Perform medical research
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Perform biological testing

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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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