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Emergency Medicine Physicians - 29-1214.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Make immediate medical decisions and act to prevent death or further disability. Provide immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization, and disposition of patients. May direct emergency medical staff in an emergency department.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

No information available.

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Analyze records, examination information, or test results to diagnose medical conditions.
  • Assess patients' pain levels or sedation requirements.
  • Collect and record patient information, such as medical history or examination results, in electronic or handwritten medical records.
  • Communicate likely outcomes of medical diseases or traumatic conditions to patients or their representatives.
  • Conduct primary patient assessments that include information from prior medical care.
  • Consult with hospitalists and other professionals, such as social workers, regarding patients' hospital admission, continued observation, transition of care, or discharge.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, residents, and other medical staff.
  • Discuss patients' treatment plans with physicians and other medical professionals.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs or laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs and priority of treatment.
  • Identify factors that may affect patient management, such as age, gender, barriers to communication, and underlying disease.
  • Monitor patients' conditions, and reevaluate treatments, as necessary.
  • Perform emergency resuscitations on patients.
  • Perform such medical procedures as emergent cricothyrotomy, endotracheal intubation, and emergency thoracotomy.
  • Refer patients to specialists or other practitioners.
  • Select and prescribe medications to address patient needs.
  • Select, request, perform, or interpret diagnostic procedures, such as laboratory tests, electrocardiograms, emergency ultrasounds, and radiographs.
  • Stabilize patients in critical condition.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise patients on effects of health conditions or treatments.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health.
  • Confer with other professionals to plan patient care.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Evaluate patient functioning, capabilities, or health.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Treat medical emergencies.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Aeromedical Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Nurse Midwife (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Family Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medical Service (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Geneticist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Critical Care (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Emergency/Trauma (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Obstetrical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Nurse, Staff Development (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Specialist, Nursing (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Combat Medic Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Critical Care Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesia (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Neurology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Critical Care Nursing (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Deep Sea Diving Independent Duty Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Emergency Medical Specialist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Nursing (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Physician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Services Physician, Emergency Medicine Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency/Trauma Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Pain Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Field Medical Service Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Field Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Flight Nurse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Generalist Nurse (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Hospitalman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Medical Specialist Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Surgical Nurse (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Special Operations Tactical Medic (SO-TM) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Naval Special Warfare Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM) (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Nurse Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pararescue (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Perioperative Nurse (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Perioperative Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician - Flight Surgeon (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Aeromedical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, General Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Otoloyngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician Assistant, Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician's Assistant (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician's Assistant (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Practical Nursing Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Occupational) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Professional Registered Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in emergency medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in family medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in internal medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in pediatric medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Search and Rescue Medical Technician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Medical Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Undersea Medical Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Cardiologist
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Osteopathic Physician
  • Otolaryngologist
  • Proctologist