Pediatricians examine children to ensure proper injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. They request necessary tests, and follow-up visits, and refer patients to specialists, as necessary.
Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of pediatrics experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.