Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases - Salary and Career
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Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases - 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 Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases earn

A Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases earns between $3.455 and $17.269 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.535 and a median salary of $6.935 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 150 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.535 90.414 1.884 63
1º Quartile 3.455 41.458 864 29
Median Salary 6.935 83.221 1.734 58
3º Quartile 13.170 158.038 3.292 109
Higher Salary 17.269 207.224 4.317 143

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 Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases

Clinical doctors must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Physician of infectious and parasitic diseases the most in the job market

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

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