Radio-oncologist - Salary and Career
Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

Radio-oncologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, perform medical consultation and care, treat patients as a biopsychosocial being, implement health promotion actions, coordinate health services, prepare medical documents and disseminate medical knowledge.

How much does an Radio-oncologist earn

A Radio-oncologist earns between $3.165 and $18.939 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.798 and a median salary of $6.075 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 18 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Radio-oncologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.798 93.574 1.949 56
1º Quartile 3.165 37.981 791 23
Median Salary 6.075 72.894 1.519 44
3º Quartile 14.444 173.325 3.611 104
Higher Salary 18.939 227.269 4.735 136

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

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Main workplaces

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine the positions of this CBO family develop their activities in the sectors of health, social services, teaching, research and development. They act as self-employed without permanent supervision, can work individually or in teams, carry out activities indoors and at irregular hours. In some situations, they work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and, due to the nature and responsibility of their work, they are subject to stress. In some of the 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 Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine

The occupations are performed by professionals with higher education, accredited by the CFM Conselho Federal de Medicina. The exercise of the function takes place after a period of one to two years of professional experience plus a specialization course or medical residency in the area of expertise.

Functions and activities of Radio-oncologist

Doctors in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine must:

  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • implement actions for health promotion;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • work with biosafety;
  • coordinating health services;
  • perform diagnostic and therapeutic medical procedures;
  • difusing medical knowledge;
  • perform medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures;
  • treating patients (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • treat patients (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • work with biosafety;
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • spreading medical knowledge;
  • working with biosafety;
  • coordinate health services;
  • elaborate medical documents;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;

  • Activities

    • prescribing immunization;
    • prescribe medication;
    • supervise disposal of health waste;
    • perform instrumental workup;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • prescribing hygienic-dietary measures;
    • performing a community health diagnosis;
    • perform home visits;
    • practicing clinical procedures;
    • participate in health campaigns;
    • document images and graphic records;
    • dispatch work;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • empower work team;
    • develop procedures;
    • monitor the patient's medical evolution;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • demonstrate language adapter ability;
    • organize scientific meetings;
    • demonstrate medical actions;
    • insert orthoses and implants;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • indicate the need for hospitalization;
    • manage financial resources;
    • specify inputs;
    • establish dosage of chemical, physical and biological agents;
    • supervise handling of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • supervise storage of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • teaching classes;
    • disseminating information in the media;
    • describe medical actions;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • cultivate cells and tissues;
    • follow the patient's therapeutic plan;
    • supervise transport of health waste;
    • supervise storage of health waste;
    • issue declarations;
    • set up medical-hospital committees;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • assist standardization of medical activities;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • perform treatments with biological agents;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • elaborate reports;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • issue opinions;
    • implementing environmental health measures;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • set up service schedule;
    • produce scientific work;
    • handle equipment and accessories;
    • perform autopsies;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • establish prognosis;
    • implement safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • participating in health campaigns;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;
    • suggest additional tests;
    • participating on boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • select work team;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • supervise staff;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical inquiries;
    • develop equipment;
    • suggest complementary exams;
    • perform diagnostic exams;
    • determine the degree of disease (stage the disease);
    • diagnose the health status of patients;
    • perform treatments with physical agents;
    • remove cells and tissue fragments;
    • refer the patient to other professionals;
    • participating in boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • participating in educational activities;
    • supervise acquisition of radioactive substances sealed and unsealed source;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, guardians, family members and other professionals;
    • elaborate reports;
    • select equipment and instruments;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • performing surveys, expertise, audits and medical investigations;
    • prepare research projects;
    • monitoring the patient's medical evolution;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • interpret data from anamnesis, clinical examination and complementary exams;
    • request interconsultations;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • practicing surgical procedures;
    • developing procedures;
    • establishing prognosis;
    • planning treatment of patients;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • providing preventive treatments;
    • practice clinical procedures;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • tracking prevalent diseases;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • supervise handling of health waste;
    • perform treatments with chemical agents;
    • indicate treatment;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • perform physical examination;
    • implementing biosafety measures;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • issue certificates;
    • issue reports;
    • request additional exams;
    • distribute tasks;
    • participate in vector and zoonosis control actions;
    • practice surgical procedures;
    • implementing safety and protection measures for workers and the population;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • prescribing medicines;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;

    Sectors that hire Radio-oncologist the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • support activities for education
    • chemotherapy services
    • other human health care activities
    • diagnostic imaging services using ionizing radiation

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