Preventive Medicine Physicians
- Teach or train medical staff regarding preventive medicine issues.
- Document or review comprehensive patients' histories with an emphasis on occupation or environmental risks.
- Prepare preventive health reports including problem descriptions, analyses, alternative solutions, and recommendations.
- Supervise or coordinate the work of physicians, nurses, statisticians, or other professional staff members.
- Deliver presentations to lay or professional audiences.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of prescribed risk reduction measures or other interventions.
- Identify groups at risk for specific preventable diseases or injuries.
- Design or use surveillance tools, such as screening, lab reports, and vital records, to identify health risks.
- Direct public health education programs dealing with topics such as preventable diseases, injuries, nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, insect control, and immunizations.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)