Treat children who have illnesses, health problems, and other medical concerns.
Examine children to chart growth and development or diagnose conditions.
Prescribe or give medication, therapy, or vaccinations to children.
Have a high level of social interaction. They constantly talk with patients, parents, and medical staff.
Always work indoors.
Must be very exact and accurate in performing their job. This is very important because very serious mistakes could risk patients' health.
Work more than 40 hours per week.
5 Important Skills or Abilities
Reason and Problem Solve
Use Math and Science
Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things
Work with People
Work with Things
- Perceive and Visualize