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Pediatric Surgeons - 29-1243.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat fetal abnormalities and birth defects, diseases, and injuries in fetuses, premature and newborn infants, children, and adolescents. Includes all pediatric surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

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Tasks

  • Analyze patient's medical history, medication allergies, physical condition, and examination results to verify operation's necessity and to determine best procedure.
  • Conduct research to develop and test surgical techniques that can improve operating procedures and outcomes.
  • Consult with patient's other medical care specialists, such as cardiologist and endocrinologist, to determine if surgery is necessary.
  • Describe preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets, antibiotics, or preparation and treatment of the patient's operative area, to parents or guardians of the patient.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, assistants, specialists, residents, and other medical staff.
  • Examine fetuses, infants, children, and adolescents, and diagnose health issues to determine need for intervention, such as surgery.
  • Examine instruments, equipment, and operating room to ensure sterility.
  • Examine patient to obtain information on medical condition and surgical risk.
  • Follow established surgical techniques during the operation.
  • Inform parents and guardians of child's health problems and surgical procedures through various channels, such as in-person and telecommunication systems.
  • Interpret results of preoperative tests and physical examinations.
  • Manage surgery services, including planning, scheduling and coordination, determination of procedures, or procurement of supplies and equipment.
  • Monitor patient's recovery, making follow-up visits and using postoperative assessment techniques, such as blood and imaging tests.
  • Operate on fetuses, infants, children, and adolescents to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, or improve or restore patients' functions.
  • Perform transplantation operations, such as organ transplants, on fetuses, infants, children, and adolescents.
  • Prepare case histories.
  • Provide consultation and surgical assistance to other physicians and surgeons.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioners when necessary.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Confer with family members to discuss client treatment plans or progress.
  • Confer with other professionals to plan patient care.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Follow protocols or regulations for healthcare activities.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Prescribe treatments or therapies.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • 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 Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Cardiologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Child Neurologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Colon Rectal Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • 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)
  • Dental Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Advanced Clinical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Comprehensive (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Dental Materials Science (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, General Clinical (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Hospital Dentistry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Public Health (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dentist, Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Medical Specialist (Navy - 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)
  • Endodontist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Medicine (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 Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gastroenterologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Urognyecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Urogynecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Service Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurosurgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Neurosurgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nurse Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician-Gynecologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Operating Room Nurse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Cornea/External Disease (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Neuro-Ophthalmology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Pathology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Strabismus/Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Ophthalmologist, Vitreous/Retina (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Facial Esthetics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Maxillofacial Reconstruction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Temporomandibular Joint (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Replacement Arthroplasty (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Orthopedic Surgeon, Traumatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otolaryngologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otolaryngologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Facial Plastic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Laryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Otology/Neurotology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Pediatric Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Rhinology and Cranial Base Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Sleep Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatric Dentist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatric Dentist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatric Sub-Specialist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Cardiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Child Abuse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Developmental Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Gastroenterology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Hematology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neonatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Nephrology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neurology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Pulmonology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Perioperative Nurse (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Perioperative Nurse (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician - Flight Surgeon (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Plastic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Plastic Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatric Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatrist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Rheumatologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Cardiac (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Colon and Rectal (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Neurological (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Pediatric (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Peripheral Vascular (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Plastic (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Thoracic (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Surgeon, Trauma/Critical Care (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Thoracic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Endourology/Robotics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Female Urology/Reconstruction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Surgeon