Geriatric doctor - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Geriatric doctor - 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 Geriatric doctor earn

A Geriatric doctor earns between $2.828 and $15.892 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.667 and a median salary of $7.074 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 53 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Geriatric doctor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.667 92.008 1.917 72
1º Quartile 2.828 33.931 707 27
Median Salary 7.074 84.890 1.769 67
3º Quartile 12.120 145.441 3.030 114
Higher Salary 15.892 190.706 3.973 149

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 Geriatric doctor

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Geriatric doctor the most in the job market

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

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