Cardiologist - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Cardiologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out medical consultations and care, treat patients and clients, implement disease prevention and health promotion actions, both individual and collective, coordinate health programs and services, carry out expertise, audits and medical investigations, prepare documents and disseminate knowledge in the medical field.

How much does an Cardiologist earn

A Cardiologist earns between $2.381 and $15.900 per month, with an average monthly salary of $6.378 and a median salary of $5.293 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 416 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cardiologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 6.378 76.538 1.595 55
1º Quartile 2.381 28.578 595 20
Median Salary 5.293 63.515 1.323 45
3º Quartile 12.126 145.515 3.032 104
Higher Salary 15.900 190.803 3.975 136

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • clinical doctors

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Main workplaces

Clinical doctors the positions of this CBO family exercise their functions in sectors whose activities refer to health and social services, teaching, research and development. In general, they work on their own, as self-employed, without permanent supervision. They are organized individually and in a work team, developing activities in closed environments, during irregular working hours. Exception made is professionals who work in the Family Health Strategy Program, where they perform their duties as employees, with occasional supervision and fulfill the weekly workload provided for in a specific Ordinance. They may work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and, due to the nature and level of responsibility inherent in the role, may be subject to constant stress. In some occupations, professionals may be subject to the action of toxic, chemical, radioactive and biological materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Clinical doctors

These occupations are performed by professionals with higher education in Medicine, accredited by the Regional Council of Medicine (CRM). The full exercise of functions takes place after a period of one to two years of professional experience and three to four years for the anthroposophic doctor. For the exercise of the function in the Family Health Strategy Program, no previous experience is necessary.

Functions and activities of Cardiologist

Clinical doctors must:

  • implementing health promotion actions;
  • promote family health;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • spreading medical knowledge;
  • perform expertise, audits and medical inquiries;
  • treat patients and clients;
  • perform medical expertise, audits and inquiries;
  • perform medical consultation and service;
  • perform medical expertise, audits and investigations;
  • perform investigations, audits and medical inquiries;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;
  • coordinating health programs and services;
  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • implement health promotion actions;
  • promoting family health;
  • treating patients and clients;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • elaborate medical documents;
  • coordinate health programs and services;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • difusing medical knowledge;

  • Activities

    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • supervise instrumental propaedeutics;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • evaluate biographical moment;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • implement worker safety and protection measures;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • provide testimonials;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • performing treatment with biological agents;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • developing procedures;
    • develop procedures;
    • elaborate image documents;
    • monitor the user's therapeutic plan;
    • develop equipment;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • indicating the need for hospitalization;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • promote vector and zoonosis control actions;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, clients, guardians and family members;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • dispatch work;
    • request additional exams;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • implement environmental health measures;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • perform community health diagnosis;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • perform in-office assistance;
    • set up service schedule;
    • redefine the disease for the patient by individualizing its meaning;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • perform treatment with physical agents;
    • registering activities in information systems;
    • indicating non-drug therapies;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • carry out actions to prevent injuries and cures;
    • issue certificates;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • describe medical actions;
    • elaborate image documents;
    • establish health action plan;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • implement biosecurity measures;
    • monitor health status of hospitalized patients;
    • prescribing drugs, medicines, herbal and anthroposophic;
    • diagnose the health status of patients and clients;
    • manage financial resources;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • interpret data from clinical examination and complementary exams;
    • writing scientific papers;
    • assist childbirth;
    • performing gene therapy;
    • perform home visits;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;
    • formulate expert questions;
    • supervise instrumental workup;
    • issue opinions;
    • organize scientific meetings;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • perform instrumental workup;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • perform autopsies;
    • promote educational activities;
    • collect testimonials;
    • issue reports;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • distribute tasks;
    • updating registration information;
    • establish prognosis;
    • specify inputs;
    • remove organs and tissues;
    • practicing psychotherapy;
    • demonstrate receptiveness;
    • assisting the regulation of medical activities;
    • interpret clinical examination data and complementary exams;
    • deliver preventive treatments;
    • rehabilitate patients and clients (biopsychosocial conditions);
    • issue declarations;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • elaborate reports;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • prepare research projects;
    • promote health campaigns;
    • monitor cognitive/emotional development of the student/educator;
    • to be responsible for all services provided to the enrolled population;
    • assisting childbirth;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • promoting health campaigns;
    • evaluate expert knowledge;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • archive documents;
    • implanting orthoses and prostheses;
    • participate in the management of inputs;
    • establishing prognosis;
    • answer expert questions;
    • teaching classes;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • coordinating the care of users;
    • disclose information in the media;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • elaborate reports;
    • issuing certificates;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • participate in association boards, professional associations and health councils;
    • follow the user's therapeutic plan;
    • identify users' needs;
    • inspect work environments;
    • perform organ and tissue transplants;
    • cultivating organs and tissues;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • promoting educational activities;
    • practicing clinical interventions;
    • guarding organs and tissues;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • guard organs and tissues;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • dispatch time;
    • perform gene therapy;
    • forward users to other professionals;
    • implementing worker safety and protection measures;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • assist the regulation of medical activities;
    • perform complementary exams;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • stimulating the patient to develop autonomy and self-care;
    • prescribe immunization;
    • setting up a scale of services;
    • perform treatment with chemical agents;
    • setting up a service schedule;
    • setting up service schedule;
    • prescribe hygienic-dietary measures;
    • demonstrate medical actions;
    • perform treatment with biological agents;
    • supervise medical training;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • define territory of action;
    • planning treatment of clients and patients;
    • monitor the health status of hospitalized patients;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • request interconsultations;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • examine medical documents;
    • supervise health team;
    • inspect equipment and facilities;
    • serving users in ubss, in homes or community spaces;
    • select work team;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • performing gene therapy;
    • track prevalent diseases;
    • perform physical examination;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt language;
    • implementing environmental health measures;
    • indicate treatment;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;

    Sectors that hire Cardiologist the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • health management support activities
    • other human health care activities
    • general public administration
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • support activities for education
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • outpatient care activities

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