Psychiatrist

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Job Description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent mental disorders.

Other Job Titles

Adult Psychiatrist, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Child Psychiatrist, Consulting Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor (MD), Outpatient Psychiatrist, Prison Psychiatrist, Psychiatrist, Staff Psychiatrist

Job Tasks

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Record patients’ medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.

Annual Salary

  • Workers on average earn $100/hr. – $208,000 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Much Faster than average (8% or Higher)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 1,10

Required Education

Graduate degree

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