Pediatrician

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5 tasks of a pediatrician

  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary
  • Examine patients or order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis
  • Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents
  • Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns
  • Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development

5 working conditions of a pediatrician

  • Primarily general and family practitioners, general internists, pediatricians, OB/GYNs, and psychiatrists—work in small private offices or clinics
  • Many physicians and surgeons work long, irregular hours
  • 43 percent of all physicians and surgeons worked 50 or more hours a week
  • Physicians and surgeons travel between office and hospital to care for their patients
  • Physicians in a group practice or healthcare organization often work as part of a team that coordinates care for a number of patients
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Degree/Certification necessary

Bachelor and other advanced degrees are required to have a job in pediatrics. You also need to take physics, biology, mathematiques, english, and chemisry.

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Yearly salary range in Arkansas

    • Yearly: $78,560- $145,690
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