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

About the Job

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) %

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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

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)

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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