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29-1069.09    Preventive Medicine Physicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    5 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    6 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    5 matches

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Environmental Health Physician
  • Occupational Health Physician
  • Public Health Director
  • Public Health Officer
  • Public Health Physician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.

Tasks

  • Coordinate or integrate the resources of health care institutions, social service agencies, public safety workers, or other organizations to improve the community health.
  • Design or use surveillance tools, such as screening, lab reports, and vital records, to identify health risks.
  • Design, implement, or evaluate health service delivery systems to improve the health of targeted populations.
  • 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.
  • Prepare preventive health reports including problem descriptions, analyses, alternative solutions, and recommendations.
  • Provide information about potential health hazards and possible interventions to the media, the public, other health care professionals, or local, state, and federal health authorities.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Develop health assessment methods or programs.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Manage healthcare operations.