Dream Job

Doctor

Job Description

      Doctors examine people, listen to them and describe their health problems and do tests to see what is wrong. They give people medicine and other kinds of treatments. They also give advice about diet, exercise and sleep.             

Qualifications and Educational Requirments

     Becoming a doctor requires more training than most other jobs. It takes 4 years of medical college and three years working in a hospital.To become a doctor, the main topic to be studied is chemistry. Students spend most of the first 2 years of medical college in labs and classrooms. They also learnt to ask patients the right questions and how to examine them. They learn how to tell what sickness a patient has.The last 2 years students work with patients and doctors in hospitals and clinics. After medical school, doctors go to work in a hospital for few years. They have to pass a test to become a resident. 

Skills required

It is important for doctors to be able to communicate well with patients, carers and colleagues. Doctors must be skilled in science, diagnosis and treatment. It is important the doctor understands how to treat patients and which procedures will be used. They need the ability to handle pressure, hardwork, determination and to have patience.

Payment and Salary

   Payment of education can be done parents, part time job or HECS. Starting salary for a doctor is $60000.

Being a Doctor

   I love the satisfaction of helping people and i thimk a medical career will give me the skills to help those most in need. I am interested in science.