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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Medical Occupations (Overview)

Medical occupations are jobs that deal with the healthcare and the healthcare system.


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How do you know when to quit a job if you are not paid enough to cover medical costs from it?

How do you know when to quit a job if you are not paid enough to cover medical costs from it?

Depends: If the medical costs are related to an injury on the job, the employer's workers compensation insurance policy has to pay for it. If it's non work-related and you had insurance through your job, you are entitled to cobra coverage (for a limited time) fully at your cost starting the day you leave. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Medical Occupations (Overview)

Medical occupations are jobs that deal with the healthcare and the healthcare system.


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I work in the medical field and we are being asked to fabricate things so they get funding. It isn't quite ethical, don't want to lose job, any advice?

I work in the medical field and we are being asked to fabricate things so they get funding. It isn't quite ethical, don't want to lose job, any advice?

Honesty is the Best: It is hard to believe that someone would ask you to be dishonest. You are always better off in following the dictum: 'honesty is the best policy'....You might even get lucky to find a better job. That is what i would do! ...Read more

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What is a good medical job for a 22 year old?

Physicians assistant: Or dental assistant. There are training programs where you can go through the program and they will find you jobs. ...Read more

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My bilirubin level is varying between 1.2 and 1.5.i got a job in dubai.so if i undergo medical test can i pass it? is there any medication for that?

My bilirubin level is varying between 1.2 and 1.5.i got a job in dubai.so if i undergo medical test can i pass it? is there any medication for that?

Depends...: It doesn't seem to be a severe problem but it all depends on other values in the blood and if you are having abdominal pain, changes in skin color, etc.It is difficult to tell without that information.As far as a job is concerned I am not sure what are the requirements in your country but here in the US this would be no issue to start job.Unless you are feel sick this should not stop you from work ...Read more

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Can you tell me about your experience in med school and medical practice, the pros and cons of the job, etc. Im in highschool and want to major in med?

Can you tell me about your experience in med school and medical practice, the pros and cons of the job, etc. Im in highschool and want to major in med?

Great Question: People who are interested in medicine often have a tough time learning more about what it takes to be a doctor. Start with your family doctor or ped (call them and let them know you are interested, we are usually happy to talk to people about it) if that is not an option, call the med school closest to you and they can pair you up with a physician or student to answer your questions. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Communication: Just like any other industry or job, you have to be able to communicate accurately and effectively with others. Medicine is no different. ...Read more

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My bilirubin level is varying betweeen 1.2 and 1.5.my medical test is after 2 weeks.can i pass medical test in dubai for the job of pharmacist?

My bilirubin level is varying betweeen 1.2 and 1.5.my medical test is after 2 weeks.can i pass medical test in dubai for the job of pharmacist?

Possibly: There are benign (non-serious) conditions that cause and elevation in your bilirubin. However you would need a full panel of liver function tests, especially the two types of bilirubin, as well as test to make sure there are not any other reasons for it being elevated before you can make that diagnosis. You may also need an ultrasound depending on the results. ...Read more

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If I take antidepressants will I pass a medical for job as an sna ?

If I take antidepressants will I pass a medical for job as an sna
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Should be fine : While I can't speak to your specific potential employer ... Antidepressants are generally not a reason to exclude an individual from employment in the U.S. Wish I could be more specific ... Hope that helps & good luck! ...Read more

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What is a good medical job for someone with high functioning autism?

What is a good medical job for someone with high functioning autism?

Informatics: Medical informatics might be a good fit for someone seeking medical work that isn't heavily interactive with the public. Medical informatics helps doctors and other healthcare personnel create ; manage medical records and other highly sensitive data, in caring for patients. The field is more and more needed in running hospital systems too. ...Read more

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What's the job description of a medical esthetican? (salary, environment, years in college..)

What's the job description of a medical esthetican? (salary, environment, years in college..)

Esthetician: Medical esthetician salary vs non-medical salary medical estheticians are licensed skin care specialists that treat the skin to approve the appearance and health of the skin. According to U.S. Bureau of labor statistics, the average medical esthetician’s annual salary is $32, 040. The highest paid medical esthetician makes an average annual salary of $52, 340. ...Read more