Naturopathic Physicians

Naturopathic Physicians

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases using a system of practice that is based on the natural healing capacity of individuals. May use physiological, psychological or mechanical methods. May also use natural medicines, prescription or legend drugs, foods, herbs, or other natural remedies.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Concern for Others * Dependability * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Cooperation * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Interview patients to document symptoms and health histories. * Document patients' histories, including identifying data, chief complaints, illnesses, previous medical or family histories, or psychosocial characteristics. * Administer, dispense, or prescribe natural medicines, such as food or botanical extracts, herbs, dietary supplements, vitamins, nutraceuticals, and amino acids.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government, Manufacturing,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Doctor (Dr), Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Naturopath, Naturopathic Doctor, Naturopathic Oncology Provider, Naturopathic Physician, Physician.