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Medical Practitioners

Medical practitioners diagnose mental and physical injuries, disorders and diseases, prescribe and give treatment, recommend preventative action, and conduct medical education and research activities. They may specialise in particular areas of modern medicine or work in general practice and, where necessary, refer the patient to a specialist.

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About this Career

£49,226

Average salary

New workers start around £19,385.37. Normal pay is £49,226 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £105,311.74.

257

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Supervises the implementation of care and treatment plans by other healthcare providers.
  • Prepares and delivers lectures, undertakes research, and conducts and participates in clinical trials.
  • Refers patient to specialist where necessary and liaises with specialist.
  • Supervises patient.
  • Administers medical tests and inoculations against communicable diseases.
  • Diagnoses condition and prescribes and/or administers appropriate treatment/surgery.
  • Examines patient, arranges for any necessary x-rays or other tests and interprets results.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Reading Comprehension
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Active Learning
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Monitoring
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Critical Thinking
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Active Listening
88
Science
81
Learning Strategies
79
Speaking
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Writing
75
Mathematics
66

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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