Family Doctor Job Description

A family doctor is a doctor that sees patients only during the course of their lifetime.

Family doctors typically care for patients from infancy to old age, with most patients in the same family seeing the same doctor every year.

Family doctors treat patients of all ages on a variety of issues from minor ailments to more complex conditions.

Family doctors care for patients of all ages on a variety of issues from minor ailments to more complex conditions.

Family doctors usually practice in various public and private medical settings, including clinics and hospitals.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Family Doctor to join our team! We're a growing practice with a strong focus on patient care. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and a great work/life balance. If you're looking for a place to grow your career, we'd love to hear from you!

Family Doctor Duties:

  • Provide quality patient care
  • Provide health education and counseling
  • Manage medical health records and act as patient advocate
  • Swear proficiency oath to diagnose and treat illness, injury, and disease
  • Attend medical conferences to stay abreast of latest medical advancements

Family Doctor Responsibilities:

  • Visit patients in their homes to deliver quality medical care
  • Develop treatment plans for patients and perform physicals, diagnose and treat illnesses, and perform routine health maintenance
  • Advise patients on preventive healthcare measures and counsel them on lifestyle choices
  • Screen for signs of disease, including cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, and basic health problems
  • Continue medical education through seminars, conferences, and journals
  • Meet with community agencies to further patient referrals

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Regular medical license
  • 2+ years of experience providing primary medical care in a family practice setting
  • Ability to diagnose common medical illnesses and injuries
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Ability to administer medications
  • Ability to provide vaccines
  • Knowledge of common medical conditions affecting

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