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Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(SOC Code : 29-1064)
in Riverside County

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, especially those affecting the reproductive system and the process of childbirth.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a First professional degree .

Riverside County is part of the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA, which includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA20131st Qtr$112.45$0.00$0.00$0.00
Data for Riverside County are not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA has been substituted.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA2010 - 20201301603023.16
Data for Riverside County are not available. Data for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA has been substituted.

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Physician and SurgeonDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Medical Board of California
Licensing Program
www.mbc.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Riverside County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Offices of Physicians 2,07366.2%
Outpatient Care Centers 35810.8%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 5310.1%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, and examination results.
Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods.
Treat diseases of female organs.
Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients` health and deliver babies safely.
Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
Monitor patients` conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Recognition - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

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