Doctor in intensive care - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Doctor in intensive care - 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 Doctor in intensive care earn

A Doctor in intensive care earns between $3.792 and $20.443 per month, with an average monthly salary of $9.086 and a median salary of $8.576 according to an Averwage.com 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 1.323 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Doctor in intensive care

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 9.086 109.028 2.271 77
1º Quartile 3.792 45.501 948 32
Median Salary 8.576 102.913 2.144 73
3º Quartile 15.591 187.087 3.898 133
Higher Salary 20.443 245.314 5.111 174


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 Doctor in intensive care

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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


    Sectors that hire Doctor in intensive care the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • general public administration
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • health management support activities
    • pharmaceuticals retail trade, without formula handling
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • support activities for education
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • health plans
    • other human health care activities




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