Internal medicine specialist - Salary and Career
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Internal medicine specialist - 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 Internal medicine specialist earn

A Internal medicine specialist earns between $2.562 and $19.042 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.720 and a median salary of $6.984 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 25.551 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Internal medicine specialist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.720 92.634 1.930 65
1º Quartile 2.562 30.739 640 21
Median Salary 6.984 83.803 1.746 59
3º Quartile 14.522 174.263 3.630 122
Higher Salary 19.042 228.499 4.760 160

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 Internal medicine specialist

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Internal medicine specialist the most in the job market

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

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