Family and General Practitioners

Family and General Practitioners

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury. * Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition. * Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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