Pediatrician "Because Babies do not come with owner's Manuals."

Daily Tasks:

~Do Physical Exams

~Diagnose & treat child illnesses, infections and other health problems.

~Give information on childs health, safety, and nutrition needs.

Work Scedule:

Full time, long irregular, overnight hours. Travel between their offices and hospitals.

Salary:

$187,200

Environment:
Private offices or clinics, often with a small staff of nurses. Some practice with a small group of other doctors. Some work in healthcare organizations, or hospitals.

Issues:

Long hours. May have to travel between pediactic office or hospital.

Benefits:

Regular vacation (3-4 weeks), and sick pay.
Pediatricians look after the health of your whole family and help children stay healthy and become well adjusted adults.
Education:
Bachelor's degree, must complete undergraduate work in biology, chemistry, physics, math and english.
Skills:
Communication, compassion, detailed oriented, patience, physical stamina, and dexterity.

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