Neonatologist - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Neonatologist - 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 Neonatologist earn

A Neonatologist earns between $2.828 and $17.873 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.225 and a median salary of $6.185 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 2.191 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Neonatologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.225 86.704 1.806 67
1º Quartile 2.828 33.931 707 26
Median Salary 6.185 74.226 1.546 57
3º Quartile 13.631 163.569 3.408 126
Higher Salary 17.873 214.477 4.468 165

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 Neonatologist

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Neonatologist the most in the job market

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

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