Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases or other conditions of the skin.

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $229,120.00
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) 4,235
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 18.54 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

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

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Treat medical condition of patient
Administer non-intravenous medications
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Give medications or immunizations
Perform medical surgery
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Perform minor surgery
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Develop medical treatment plans
Attend to patient's personal care
Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities
Solve clinical problems
Perform emergency medical procedures
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Test patient nervous system functioning
Test patient heart or lung functioning
Test patient vision
Conduct medical tests
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Deliver babies
Treat dental problems or diseases
Provide in home patient care
Develop patient therapy programs
Treat patients using alternative medical procedures
Treat psychological disorders and issues
Conduct medical x-rays
Develop treatment plans
Standardize drug dosages
Develop exercise or conditioning programs
Implement nutritional practices and techniques
Develop dietary-care plans
Administer enemas, irrigations, or douches to patients
Implement life support procedures

Analyzing Data or Information

Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Analyze patient activity
Analyze medical or health data
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Examine patients
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Conduct physical examinations
Conduct patient assessments
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Interpret x-ray images
Examine evidence and medical data to determine cause of death
Perform medical research
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Analyze dental data
Analyze speech or hearing data
Analyze laboratory specimens to detect abnormalities or other problems
Take vital signs
Perform biological testing

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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

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