Pediatric Surgeons:

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat fetal abnormalities and birth defects, diseases, and injuries in fetuses, premature and newborn infants, children, and adolescents. Includes all pediatric surgical specialties and subspecialties.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $216,040.00
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) 275
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -2.88 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Customer Service
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Following Directions
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
Employ preventative procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Treat medical condition of patient
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Administer intravenous medications
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Perform medical surgery
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Perform minor surgery
Attend to patient's personal care
Conduct medical tests
Provide in home patient care
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Test patient heart functioning
Test patient lung functioning
Develop medical treatment plans
Administer medical injections
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Perform emergency medical procedures
Conduct medical x-rays
Develop treatment plans
Apply traction to patients
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Deliver babies
Administer rehabilitation interventions
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Test patient vision
Assist patients in performing breathing exercises
Massage patient or client
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Implement life support procedures
Test patient nervous system functioning
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Apply bandages, dressings, or splints
Incorporate nutritional practices and techniques into menus, diets, or individual meals
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
Develop dietary care plans
Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health
Provide care for children or adolescents
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Standardize drug dosages
Provide care for mentally ill or special needs individuals
Develop exercise or conditioning programs

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze medical or health data
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Analyze patient activity to determine progress
Examine patients
Conduct patient assessments
Conduct physical examinations
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Interpret x-ray images
Take vital signs
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Perform medical research
Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Perform biological testing
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Examine evidence and medical data to determine cause of death
Calculate radiation dosages following physician's prescription
Perform community, social, or health services related research
Conduct standardized quantitative laboratory analyses
Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Analyze laboratory specimens to detect abnormalities or other problems
Analyze blood samples
Analyze biological samples
Interpret psychological test results
Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods

Training and Teaching Others

Educate patients regarding diagnosis or treatment
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction
Prepare medical reports
Prepare medical reports or presentations
Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities
Educate patients in use of assistive, supportive, or health related devices
Instruct patients in methods to improve functional activities
Advise patients on preventive care techniques
Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments
Teach medical self care
Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses
Teach family members to provide bedside care
Train medical providers
Conduct health training programs
Train non-medical personnel and caregivers
Prepare educational reports or presentations
Develop educational presentations
Prepare tests
Develop instructional materials
Organize educational material or ideas
Teach food or nutrition principles
Provide nutritional instruction to individuals or families
Advise athletes, coaches, or trainers on exercise regimens, nutrition, or equipment use
Teach medical laboratory procedures
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Update instructional or educational curricula
Develop educational and instructional programs
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Teach principles of medicine
Teach post-secondary courses
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Select method of instruction
Select teaching materials
Instruct patients or caregivers in basic and adaptive living skills
Evaluate student performance

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