Also called: Associate Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine; Hospitalist; Hospitalist Program Director; Medical Director
In the Air Force: Critical Care Medicine
In the Army: Emergency Physician
What they do:Provide inpatient care predominantly in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers, or emergency rooms. Manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment.
On the job, you would:
- Diagnose, treat, or provide continuous care to hospital inpatients.
- Prescribe medications or treatment regimens to hospital inpatients.
- Admit patients for hospital stays.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
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