Phthisiologist - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Phthisiologist - 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 Phthisiologist earn

A Phthisiologist earns between $1.821 and $12.329 per month, with an average monthly salary of $5.795 and a median salary of $6.481 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 47 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Phthisiologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 5.795 69.543 1.449 63
1º Quartile 1.821 21.851 455 20
Median Salary 6.481 77.772 1.620 70
3º Quartile 9.403 112.836 2.351 102
Higher Salary 12.329 147.954 3.082 134

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 Phthisiologist

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Phthisiologist the most in the job market

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

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