Internists, General


Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.
Also called: Internal Medicine Physician (IM Physician), Internist, Medical Doctor (MD), Physician

Knowledge:

    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
  • therapy and counseling
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • using scientific rules and strategies to solve problems
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Epic Systems
  • MEDITECH software
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Novell GroupWise
    Internet browser software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Web browser software

Education:

    post-doctoral training
    doctoral degree
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