Projected Growth: Much faster than average
Projected Job Openings
Extensive Preparation Needed
Your job is to Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent disorders of the mind.
Common job titles of Psychiatrists include:
Experience and Education
Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
58.53% said they needed a Post-Doctoral Training.
34.18% said they needed a Doctoral Degree.
Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditions or treatment.
Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on general physical condition or mental disorder.
Counsel outpatients or other patients during office visits.
Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals.
Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments.
Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
Review and evaluate treatment procedures and outcomes of other psychiatrists or medical professionals.
Teach, take continuing education classes, attend conferences or seminars, or conduct research and publish findings to increase understanding of mental, emotional, or behavioral states or disorders.
Prepare and submit case reports or summaries to government or mental health agencies.
Serve on committees to promote or maintain community mental health services or delivery systems.
ADL Data Systems OptimumClinicals Electronic Health Record
Advantage Software Psych Advantage
Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager
Blumenthal Software PBSW24
Cerner ProFileAll Technologies
Computer Assisted Diagnostic Interview CADI software
Electronic medical record EMR software
Epic EpicCare Inpatient Clinical System
FifthWalk BillingTracker Pro
GE Healthcare Centricity EMR
Integrated Systems Management OmniMD
MEDITECH Behavioral Health Clinicals
Netsmart Technologies Avatar Clinical Workstation CWS
Practice management software PMS
Psychiatric assessment software
Psychiatric information databases
Sigmund Software Sigmund Enterprise Management
SoftPsych Psychiatric Diagnosis
Texas Medical Software SpringCharts EMR
Virtual reality software
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.
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Teaching others how to do something.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Comprehension
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Expression
Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Comprehension
Communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Expression
Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Deductive Reasoning
Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Inductive Reasoning
Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Problem Sensitivity
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Auditory and Speech Abilities › Sensory Abilities › Speech Recognition
Speak clearly so others can understand you.
Auditory and Speech Abilities › Sensory Abilities › Speech Clarity
Generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Category Flexibility
Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Information Ordering