Physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures.

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Indiana Average Salary $268,840.00
Average Time to Fill 64 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 398
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.70 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Intellectual Risk-taking
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Give medications or immunizations
Administer intravenous medications
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer non-intravenous medications
Position patients for treatment or examination
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Perform emergency medical procedures
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
Conduct medical tests
Standardize drug dosages
Treat medical condition of patient
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Develop medical treatment plans
Implement life support procedures
Solve clinical problems
Perform minor surgery
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret medical laboratory test results
Analyze medical or health data
Calculate medicine dosages
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Conduct patient assessments
Examine patients
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Perform biological testing
Perform medical research

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Emergency Medicine
Osteopathic Medicine
Practicing Medicine
General Practice
Electronic Medical Records

Related Licensing Requirements

Limited Scope Physician (18-0000000064)

844 IAC 4-4.5-17 Limited scope temporary medical permits Sec. 17. (a) A person not currently licensed to practice medicine in Indiana, yet licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine by any board or licensing agency of any state or jurisdiction may make application for a limited scope temporary medical permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed thirty (30) days. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary medical permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board, specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a temporary medical permit. (B) The location or locations where the applicant will provide medical services. (C) The type, extent, and specialization of medical services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (D) The activity, organization, function, or event with regard to which the applicant may provide medical services. (2) The applicant's residence and office addresses and phone numbers. (3) Pay to the board the nonrefundable fee specified by 844 IAC 4-2- 2, at the time the application for temporary medical permit is filed. (4) Submit one (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application, simultaneously with filing the application for a temporary medical permit. (5) Submit proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in another state or jurisdiction. (6) Submit a certified copy of the original medical school or osteopathic medical school diploma.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)

Dental Anesthesia Permit (18-0000000115)

Sec. 1. (a) Prior to administering general anesthesia, deep sedation, or light parenteral conscious sedation, a dentist shall obtain from the board a permit that authorizes the dentist to utilize the form of anesthesia or sedation desired. (b) The board shall issue a permit to utilize the anesthesia or sedation technique requested if the following requirements are met: (1) Submission of an application form provided by the board. (2) Current licensure by the board. (3) Satisfactory evidence of completion of educational and training requirements as defined in section 3 or 5 of this rule. (4) Payment of the required fees. (5) Submission of satisfactory evidence that all requirements for equipment, personnel, and procedures have been met. (6) Submission of an affidavit that the practitioner's office meets the equipment requirements of section 10 or 11 of this rule. (7) Submission of proof that: (A) the dentist is trained in and has successfully completed a course in advanced cardiac life support; or (B) the dentist is certified as an instructor in advanced cardiac life support. (c) An applicant who is granted a general anesthesia-deep sedation permit may administer light parenteral conscious sedation without holding a separate light parenteral conscious sedation permit.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Board of Dentistry (3172342054)

Temporary Physician Permit (18-0000000068)

IC 25-22.5-5-4 Temporary medical permits Sec. 4. (a) The board may authorize the agency to issue temporary medical permits for the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine. When a temporary medical permit is issued, it is subject to any termination date specified by the board. A temporary medical permit may be issued to any person who: (1) has completed the academic requirements for the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy from a medical school approved by the board; and (2) desires to obtain postgraduate medical education or training in a medical education institution or hospital located in Indiana which has standards for postgraduate medical education and training satisfactory to the board; is required to obtain a temporary medical permit unless the graduate possesses an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana. Application for the permit must be made to the board subject to this article. A temporary medical permit issued to a person under this subsection for purposes of postgraduate training is valid for a period of one (1) year and may be renewed for additional one (1) year periods at the discretion of the board. (b) A medical educational institution located in Indiana which has standards satisfactory to the board may, in the board's discretion, secure from it a permit for a person in the active practice of medicine outside the state of Indiana or the United States, but who is not licensed in Indiana, to teach medicine in the institution for an annually renewable period not to exceed one (1) year by filing with the board an application by the institution and the person certifying: (1) the person's professional qualifications; (2) the term of the teaching appointment; (3) the medical subjects to be taught; and (4) other information and assurances as the board may require. If the application is approved, the person

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)

CSR- Physician (18-0000000062)

IC 35-48-7-5.8 Sec. 5.8. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means a physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, nurse practitioner, scientific investigator, pharmacist, hospital, or other institution or individual licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in the United States. As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.6.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)

Physician (18-0000000011)

In order to obtain a license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana, the candidate must: Possess a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or its equivalent from a board-approved medical school. Have successfully passed the board-administered licensure examination. Be physically, mentally, and professionally competent to practice. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Have one (1) year of post-graduate training in a hospital or institution located in the United States or Canada. Submit a transcript of all educational records. Make a personal appearance before the board, at the boards discretion. Candidates who have graduated from a medical school outside the United States may be required to submit additional documentation. More detailed information, including application materials and test dates, may be obtained from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana. Please contact the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for updates to the licensing requirements above.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)

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