LEGIST doctor - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

LEGIST 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 LEGIST doctor earn

A LEGIST doctor earns between $2.518 and $24.073 per month, with an average monthly salary of $9.602 and a median salary of $4.598 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 5 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the LEGIST doctor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 9.602 115.227 2.401 73
1º Quartile 2.518 30.212 629 19
Median Salary 4.598 55.170 1.149 35
3º Quartile 18.359 220.307 4.590 139
Higher Salary 24.073 288.873 6.018 182

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 LEGIST doctor

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire LEGIST doctor the most in the job market

    • general public administration
    • hospital care activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate

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