Traumatologist doctor - Salary and Career
Doctors in surgical specialties

Traumatologist doctor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform surgical interventions according to the needs of each patient, implant orthoses and prostheses, transplant organs and tissues, carry out medical consultations and assistance for the treatment of patients, implement disease prevention and health promotion actions, both individual and collective, prepare medical documents , administer health services and disseminate knowledge in the medical field.

How much does an Traumatologist doctor earn

A Traumatologist doctor earns between $2.862 and $14.333 per month, with an average monthly salary of $6.015 and a median salary of $5.000 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 842 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Traumatologist doctor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 6.015 72.186 1.504 58
1º Quartile 2.862 34.347 716 27
Median Salary 5.000 60.000 1.250 48
3º Quartile 10.931 131.174 2.733 105
Higher Salary 14.333 171.999 3.583 137

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • doctors in surgical specialties

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Main workplaces

Doctors in surgical specialties 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 surgical specialties

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 Traumatologist doctor

Doctors in surgical specialties must:

  • disseminate medical knowledge;
  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • treating patient (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • elaborate medical documents;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • diffuse medical knowledge;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • manage health services;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;
  • administering health services;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;
  • implement actions for health promotion;
  • practice surgical interventions;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • treat the patient (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • treat patient (as a biopsychosocial being);
  • implementing actions for health promotion;
  • difusing medical knowledge;
  • practicing surgical interventions;
  • spreading medical knowledge;

  • Activities

    • providing preventive treatments;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • prescribe medication;
    • issue declarations;
    • perform physical examination;
    • develop research projects;
    • demonstrate decision-making ability;
    • manage financial resources;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • perform home visits;
    • disclose information in the media;
    • treat complications;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • request hospitalization;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • perform medical expertise, audits and investigations;
    • set up service schedule;
    • practice clinical interventions;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • demonstrate time management skills;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • elaborate reports;
    • evaluating risks of surgery;
    • participating on boards of associations, professional associations and health councils;
    • indicate treatment;
    • perform medical expertise, audits and inquiries;
    • follow the patient's therapeutic plan;
    • check equipment and instruments;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • develop procedures;
    • specify inputs;
    • writing scientific papers;
    • issue certificates;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • elaborate image documents;
    • plan patient treatment;
    • supervise medical training;
    • describe medical actions;
    • practice interventionist procedures;
    • interpret data from clinical exams and complementary exams;
    • prescribe immunization;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • coordinating health programs;
    • performing organ and tissue transplants;
    • establish prognosis;
    • select orthoses, prostheses and special materials;
    • prescribing immunization;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • demonstrate medical actions;
    • elaborate image documents;
    • implementing biosecurity measures;
    • assist the regulation of medical activities;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • monitor the patient's medical evolution;
    • select work team;
    • issuing certificates;
    • dispatch work;
    • evaluate expert knowledge;
    • set up medical-hospital committees;
    • forwarding organs and tissues;
    • perform treatments with biological agents;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • diagnose the health status of patients;
    • perform gene therapy;
    • forward organs and tissues;
    • evaluate the risks of surgery;
    • perform treatments with chemical agents;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt language;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • promoting health campaigns;
    • teaching classes;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • request interconsultations;
    • remove organs and tissues;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • implanting prostheses and orthotics;
    • assist standardization of medical activities;
    • perform treatments with physical agents;
    • participating on boards of associations, class entities and health councils;
    • prescribing hygienic-dietary measures;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • participate in the boards of associations, professional associations and health councils;
    • writing scientific papers;
    • issue opinions;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • refer patients to other professionals;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, guardians and family members;
    • attend interconsultations;
    • evaluate therapeutic options;
    • perform complementary exams;
    • promoting educational activities;
    • define surgical team;
    • distribute tasks;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • practice interventional procedures;
    • issue reports;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • request additional exams;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • develop equipment;
    • establish medical-hospital committees;
    • perform community health diagnosis;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • request interconsultations;
    • disseminating information in the media;
    • assist the delivery;
    • developing procedures;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • supervise staff;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;
    • define surgical technique;
    • implementing biosafety measures;
    • select equipment and instruments;
    • tracking prevalent diseases;
    • preserving organs and tissues;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • elaborate reports;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • operating equipment and instruments;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • coordinating health programs;
    • perform instrumental workup;

    Sectors that hire Traumatologist doctor the most in the job market

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

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