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Physicians and Surgeons, All Other :

All physicians and surgeons not listed separately.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $229,120.00
Average Time to Fill 64 days
Typical Education Doctoral or professional degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 4,235
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 18.54 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Problem-solving
Decision-making
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Integrity
Professionalism
Customer Service
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Work Ethic
Creativity
Written Communication
Leadership
Intellectual Risk-taking
Organization

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Perform medical surgery
Perform minor surgery
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Conduct invasive medical diagnostic assessments
Test patient nervous system functioning
Test patient heart or lung functioning
Test patient vision
Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures
Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Treat chronic diseases or disorders
Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries
Treat medical condition of patient
Administer cancer treatments
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Administer non-intravenous medications
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Develop medical treatment plans
Develop exercise or conditioning programs
Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Perform emergency medical procedures

Analyzing Data or Information

Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Calculate radiation dosages following physician's prescription
Examine test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment
Analyze medical or health data
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies
Calculate medicine dosages
Examine evidence and medical data to determine cause of death
Analyze patient activity
Examine patients
Conduct physical examinations
Conduct patient assessments
Perform medical research
Analyze laboratory specimens to detect abnormalities or other problems


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Emergency Medicine
X-Rays
Pediatrics
Osteopathic Medicine
Practicing Medicine
General Practice
Electronic Medical Records


Related Licensing Requirements


Limited Scope Physician (18-0000000064)

844 IAC 4-4.5-17 Limited scope temporary medical permits Sec. 17. (a) A person not currently licensed to practice medicine in Indiana, yet licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine by any board or licensing agency of any state or jurisdiction may make application for a limited scope temporary medical permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed thirty (30) days. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary medical permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board, specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a temporary medical permit. (B) The location or locations where the applicant will provide medical services. (C) The type, extent, and specialization of medical services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (D) The activity, organization, function, or event with regard to which the applicant may provide medical services. (2) The applicant's residence and office addresses and phone numbers. (3) Pay to the board the nonrefundable fee specified by 844 IAC 4-2- 2, at the time the application for temporary medical permit is filed. (4) Submit one (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application, simultaneously with filing the application for a temporary medical permit. (5) Submit proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in another state or jurisdiction. (6) Submit a certified copy of the original medical school or osteopathic medical school diploma.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Temporary Physician Permit (18-0000000068)

IC 25-22.5-5-4 Temporary medical permits Sec. 4. (a) The board may authorize the agency to issue temporary medical permits for the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine. When a temporary medical permit is issued, it is subject to any termination date specified by the board. A temporary medical permit may be issued to any person who: (1) has completed the academic requirements for the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy from a medical school approved by the board; and (2) desires to obtain postgraduate medical education or training in a medical education institution or hospital located in Indiana which has standards for postgraduate medical education and training satisfactory to the board; is required to obtain a temporary medical permit unless the graduate possesses an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana. Application for the permit must be made to the board subject to this article. A temporary medical permit issued to a person under this subsection for purposes of postgraduate training is valid for a period of one (1) year and may be renewed for additional one (1) year periods at the discretion of the board. (b) A medical educational institution located in Indiana which has standards satisfactory to the board may, in the board's discretion, secure from it a permit for a person in the active practice of medicine outside the state of Indiana or the United States, but who is not licensed in Indiana, to teach medicine in the institution for an annually renewable period not to exceed one (1) year by filing with the board an application by the institution and the person certifying: (1) the person's professional qualifications; (2) the term of the teaching appointment; (3) the medical subjects to be taught; and (4) other information and assurances as the board may require. If the application is approved, the person

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Physician (18-0000000011)

In order to obtain a license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana, the candidate must: Possess a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or its equivalent from a board-approved medical school. Have successfully passed the board-administered licensure examination. Be physically, mentally, and professionally competent to practice. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Have one (1) year of post-graduate training in a hospital or institution located in the United States or Canada. Submit a transcript of all educational records. Make a personal appearance before the board, at the boards discretion. Candidates who have graduated from a medical school outside the United States may be required to submit additional documentation. More detailed information, including application materials and test dates, may be obtained from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana. Please contact the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for updates to the licensing requirements above.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Limted Scope Osteopathic Physician (18-0000000063)

844 IAC 4-4.5-17 Limited scope temporary medical permits Sec. 17. (a) A person not currently licensed to practice medicine in Indiana, yet licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine by any board or licensing agency of any state or jurisdiction may make application for a limited scope temporary medical permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed thirty (30) days. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary medical permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board, specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a temporary medical permit. (B) The location or locations where the applicant will provide medical services. (C) The type, extent, and specialization of medical services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (D) The activity, organization, function, or event with regard to which the applicant may provide medical services. (2) The applicant's residence and office addresses and phone numbers. (3) Pay to the board the nonrefundable fee specified by 844 IAC 4-2- 2, at the time the application for temporary medical permit is filed. (4) Submit one (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application, simultaneously with filing the application for a temporary medical permit. (5) Submit proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in another state or jurisdiction. (6) Submit a certified copy of the original medical school or osteopathic medical school diploma.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Temporary Osteopathic Physician Permit (18-0000000067)

IC 25-22.5-5-4 Temporary medical permits Sec. 4. (a) The board may authorize the agency to issue temporary medical permits for the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine. When a temporary medical permit is issued, it is subject to any termination date specified by the board. A temporary medical permit may be issued to any person who:(1) has completed the academic requirements for the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy from a medical school approved by the board; and (2) desires to obtain postgraduate medical education or training in a medical education institution or hospital located in Indiana which has standards for postgraduate medical education and training satisfactory to the board; is required to obtain a temporary medical permit unless the graduate possesses an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana. Application for the permit must be made to the board subject to this article. A temporary medical permit issued to a person under this subsection for purposes of postgraduate training is valid for a period of one (1) year and may be renewed for additional one (1) year periods at the discretion of the board. (b) A medical educational institution located in Indiana which has standards satisfactory to the board may, in the board's discretion, secure from it a permit for a person in the active practice of medicine outside the state of Indiana or the United States, but who is not licensed in Indiana, to teach medicine in the institution for an annually renewable period not to exceed one (1) year by filing with the board an application by the institution and the person certifying: (1) the person's professional qualifications; (2) the term of the teaching appointment; (3) the medical subjects to be taught; and (4) other information and assurances as the board may require.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

CSR- Osteopathic Physician (18-0000000061)

IC 35-48-7-5.8 Sec. 5.8. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means a physician, dentist, veterinarian, podiatrist, nurse practitioner, scientific investigator, pharmacist, hospital, or other institution or individual licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, or administer a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in the United States.As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.6.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm

Osteopathic Physician (18-0000000066)

Chapter 3. Licensure Requirements IC 25-22.5-3-1 Minimum requirements Sec. 1. (a) The minimum requirements for all applicants for an unlimited license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana must include but are not limited to the requirements prescribed by this section. (b) The applicant must not have a conviction for a crime that has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to practice competently. (c) The applicant shall possess the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or its equivalent from a medical school which was approved by the board as of the time the degree was conferred. (d) The applicant shall have successfully passed the examination for licensure or shall have satisfied the requirements for licensure by endorsement as prescribed by the board. (e) The applicant shall be physically and mentally capable of, and professionally competent to, safely engage in the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine as determined by the board and shall submit:(1) to an examination; or (2) additional evidence to the board; if considered necessary by the board to determine such capability. In making that determination, the board may consider any malpractice settlements or judgments against the applicant. (f) The applicant shall not have had disciplinary action taken against the applicant or the applicant's license by the board or by the licensing agency of any other state or jurisdiction by reasons of the applicant's inability to safely practice medicine or osteopathic medicine and those reasons are still valid in the opinion of the board. (g) The applicant shall have submitted a complete transcript of his educational records, grades, and diploma from his medical school with an English translation thereof (h) The applicant shall, at the board's discretion, make a personal appearance before it.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm


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