Job Description and Work Environment
Physicians treat and diagnose patient's injuries and illnesses. They examine patients, take records, prescribe medications, and perform diagnostic tests. They also counsel patients on their diet and hygiene. Since physicians work in hospitals and clinics, they work with administrative and healthcare personnel. Many physicians work in group practices, allowing them to share some of their patients with several other doctors. Physicians tend to be on their feet most of the time, and work anywhere between 60-80 hours a week. Some physicians work irregular hours which includes overnight hours.
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