Cytopathologist - Salary and Career
Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

Cytopathologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, perform medical consultation and care, treat patients as a biopsychosocial being, implement health promotion actions, coordinate health services, prepare medical documents and disseminate medical knowledge.

How much does an Cytopathologist earn

A Cytopathologist earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.551 and a median salary of $1.811 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 3 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cytopathologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.551 30.614 638 14
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 1.811 21.726 453 10
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

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Main workplaces

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine the positions of this CBO family develop their activities in the sectors of health, social services, teaching, research and development. They act as self-employed without permanent supervision, can work individually or in teams, carry out activities indoors and at irregular hours. In some situations, they work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and, due to the nature and responsibility of their work, they are subject to stress. In some of the 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 Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

The occupations are performed by professionals with higher education, accredited by the CFM Conselho Federal de Medicina. The exercise of the function takes place after a period of one to two years of professional experience plus a specialization course or medical residency in the area of expertise.

Functions and activities of Cytopathologist

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine must:

  • work with biosafety;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • elaborate medical documents;
  • difusing medical knowledge;
  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;
  • perform diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • work with biosafety;
  • implement actions for health promotion;
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • treat patients (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • working with biosafety;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • coordinate health services;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
  • coordinating health services;
  • spreading medical knowledge;
  • treating patients (as a biopsychosocial being);

  • Activities

    • set up medical-hospital committees;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • developing procedures;
    • cultivate cells and tissues;
    • assist standardization of medical activities;
    • monitor the patient's medical evolution;
    • develop equipment;
    • practicing clinical procedures;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • suggest complementary exams;
    • participate in health campaigns;
    • diagnose the health status of patients;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • supervise transport of health waste;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • monitoring the patient's medical evolution;
    • perform treatments with biological agents;
    • distribute tasks;
    • prescribing hygienic-dietary measures;
    • follow the patient's therapeutic plan;
    • issue opinions;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • practicing surgical procedures;
    • determine the degree of disease (stage the disease);
    • develop procedures;
    • supervise staff;
    • teaching classes;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • select equipment and instruments;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • participating in boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • request interconsultations;
    • prescribing medicines;
    • manage financial resources;
    • elaborate reports;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • produce scientific work;
    • practice clinical procedures;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, guardians, family members and other professionals;
    • empower work team;
    • request additional exams;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • set up service schedule;
    • participating in health campaigns;
    • issue declarations;
    • establish dosage of chemical, physical and biological agents;
    • indicate treatment;
    • describe medical actions;
    • prescribe medication;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • document images and graphic records;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • demonstrate medical actions;
    • implement safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • participate in vector and zoonosis control actions;
    • supervise disposal of health waste;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • dispatch work;
    • perform home visits;
    • perform autopsies;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • supervise handling of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • providing preventive treatments;
    • remove cells and tissue fragments;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • perform diagnostic exams;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • select work team;
    • planning treatment of patients;
    • establish prognosis;
    • interpret data from anamnesis, clinical examination and complementary exams;
    • perform treatments with chemical agents;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • establishing prognosis;
    • participating on boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • supervise acquisition of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • supervise handling of health waste;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • prepare research projects;
    • issue certificates;
    • issue reports;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;
    • insert orthoses and implants;
    • participating in educational activities;
    • perform instrumental workup;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • refer the patient to other professionals;
    • perform physical examination;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • implementing safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • perform treatments with physical agents;
    • practice surgical procedures;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical investigations;
    • organize scientific meetings;
    • handle equipment and accessories;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical inquiries;
    • specify inputs;
    • disseminating information in the media;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • elaborate reports;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • performing a community health diagnosis;
    • supervise storage of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • supervise storage of health waste;
    • suggest additional tests;
    • implementing environmental health measures;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • demonstrate language adapter ability;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • prescribing immunization;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • indicate the need for hospitalization;
    • implementing biosafety measures;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • tracking prevalent diseases;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;

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