Salary LevelMuch Above Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (65.99) percent of respondents had : Doctoral Degree
- Some (13.46) percent of respondents had :Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (9.07) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
Interest Code : IS
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Top 3 Values
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- Relationships-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Judgment and Decision Making-Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Medicine and Dentistry-Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Therapy and Counseling-Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
- Psychology-Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development.
- Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns.
- Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
- Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children.
- Examine patients or order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis.
- Advise patients, parents or guardians, and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
- Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.
- Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
- Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents.
- Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Assisting and Caring for Others-Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others-Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Exposed to Disease or Infections-Mostly this job require exposure to disease/infections
- Frequency of Decision Making-The worker is required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
- Physical Proximity-Mostly this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Medical software e.g. Advanced Data Systems MedicsDocAssistant for Pediatrics
- Information retrieval or search software e.g. Drug reference software
- Medical software e.g. e-MedRecords CompuKID
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Medical software e.g. EMR Experts Pediatric EMR
- Information retrieval or search software e.g. Medical information databases
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
- Medical software e.g. Patient electronic medical record EMR software
- Internet browser software e.g. Web browser software
- Oxygen air blenders e.g.Air-oxygen blenders
- Pediatric or microflow or scalp vein intravenous or arterial catheters e.g.Arterial line catheters
- Auditory function screening units e.g.Auditory testing equipment
- Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles e.g.Automated external defibrillators AED
- Infant scales e.g.Baby scales
- Blood collection syringes
- Patient carbon dioxide detectors e.g.Capnographs
- Cervical collars or neck braces e.g.Cervical collars
- Medical oxygen masks or parts e.g.Child oxygen masks
- Mercury blood pressure units e.g.Child sized blood pressure equipment