Psychiatrist

Uncover the truth of the phychiologically dammed

Job Description

Must have 1-15 years of experience to be hired (but can have more). Have to have gotten a doctorate from acredited school. Strong communication skills are a must and also should be knowledgable about phychiology and sociology, which helps identify behavioral problems. May need to interview people who are close to the patient such as parents, children, spouses, etc.

Responsibilities

You are responsible for evaluating patients for mental,emotional or behavioral disorders. Prescribes medication when necessary and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. A wide range of creativity and latitude is expected. Diagnoses disorders and determines appropriate treatment for the patient.

Are there any advantages to having on-the-job experiences or higher degrees?

Yes, most job require you to have at least a few years of experience before they let you take on their own patients.

Annual Wage

The annual wage of a psychiatrist is 202,793

Education

Docotorate Degree- 5-7 to obtain

Requirements

Four years of accredited residency training

Minimum of 3 years in psychiatry

Training in medical,psychological, and social components of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders

M.D or D.O degree from accredited medical or osteopathy school

Are there advantages of longer on-the-job experience/higher degrees?

Yes, psychiatry requires you to have at least a few years of experience before they let you take on their own patients.