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Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women. Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods.
 
Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
 
Treat diseases of female organs.
 
Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
 
Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver babies safely.
 
Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
 
Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
 
Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, and examination results.
 
Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
 
Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
 
Consult with or provide consulting services to other physicians.
 
Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
 
Plan, implement, or administer health programs in hospitals, businesses, or communities for prevention and treatment of injuries or illnesses.
 
Prepare government and organizational reports on birth, death, and disease statistics, workforce evaluations, or the medical status of individuals.
 
Conduct research to develop or test medications, treatments, or procedures to prevent or control disease or injury.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Medicine and Dentistry Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
 
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
 
Therapy and Counseling Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
 
Psychology Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
 
Biology Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
 
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
 
Sociology and Anthropology Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
 
Chemistry Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
 
Law and Government Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
 
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
 
Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
 
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
 
Personnel and Human Resources Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
 
Computers and Electronics Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
 
Physics Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Science Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
 
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.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
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.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
Learning Strategies Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
 
Operations Analysis Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
 
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
 
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
 
Systems Analysis Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
 
Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
 
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
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 Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
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.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
 
Information Ordering The ability to 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).
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Originality The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
 
Flexibility of Closure The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
 
Time Sharing The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
 
Fluency of Ideas The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
Number Facility The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
 
Memorization The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.
 
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
AS Software AS-OBGYN Medical software
 
Acrendo Medical Software Ob/Gyn EMR Medical software
 
Allscripts Professional EHR Medical software
 
Alteer Premiere Medical software
 
Bizmatics PrognoCIS EMR System Medical software
 
ChartWare software Medical software
 
Computer Systems Company R4 ACERT Medical software
 
Email software Electronic mail software
 
Greenway Medical Technologies PrimeSuite software Medical software
 
MedcomSoft software Medical software
 
Practice Partner Total Practice Partner Medical software
 
Scheduling software Calendar and scheduling software
 
Web browser software Internet browser software
 
Word processing software Word processing software
 
digiChart OB-GYN Medical software
 
e-MDs software Medical software
 
eClinicalWorks software Medical software
 
Adson forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Allis forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Automated external defibrillators AED Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles
 
Babcock forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Baby scales Infant scales
 
Bandage scissors Bandage scissors or its supplies
 
Bipolar electrosurgical forceps Electrosurgical or electrocautery equipment or accessories or related products
 
Blood collection syringes Blood collection syringes
 
Cauterizing equipment Electrosurgical or electrocautery equipment or accessories or related products
 
Cervical retractors Cervical retractors
 
Colposcopes Colposcopes or vaginoscopes or accessories
 
Cord clamps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Cryosurgical units Cryosurgery equipment or accessories
 
Curved needle holders Surgical needle holders for general use
 
Debakey forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Electrocardiography EKG machines Electrocardiography EKG units
 
Electronic blood pressure units Electronic blood pressure units
 
Electronic stethoscopes Electronic stethoscopes or accessories
 
Electrosurgery units Electrosurgical or electrocautery equipment or accessories or related products
 
Episiotomy scissors Surgical scissors
 
Evacuated blood collection tubes Vacuum blood collection tubes or containers
 
Fallopian tube forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Fetal doppler units Fetal or gynecological ultrasound or echo units
 
Fetal monitors Acute care fetal or maternal monitoring units or accessories
 
Hysteroscopes Uterine devices or accessories
 
Infant oxygen masks Medical oxygen masks or parts
 
Infant warmers Clinical incubators or infant warmers
 
Intrauterine catheters Intrauterine catheters or catheterization kits
 
Intravenous IV equipment Intravenous tubing with catheter administration kits
 
Kelly clamps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Kocher forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Laboratory specimen containers Specimen collectors
 
Laparascopes Laparoscopes or laparoscopic telescopes
 
Laptop computers Notebook computers
 
Laryngoscopes Laryngoscopes or accessories
 
Magill forceps Intubation forceps
 
Manual blood pressure units Mercury blood pressure units
 
Mayo scissors Surgical scissors
 
Mayo stands Lap mayo trays or mayo stands for surgical use or accessories
 
Mechanical stethoscopes Mechanical stethoscopes or accessories
 
Medical lasers Surgical lasers or accessories
 
Medical masks Medical staff isolation or surgical masks
 
Medical staplers Staplers for internal use
 
Metzenbaum scissors Surgical scissors
 
Microforceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Microscissors Surgical scissors
 
Microscope slides Microscope slides
 
Mosquito hemostats Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Neonatal airways Medical oxygen masks or parts
 
Neurological hammers Reflex hammers or mallets
 
Obstetrical forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Ophthalmoscopes Ophthalmoscopes or otoscopes or scope sets
 
Otoscopes Ophthalmoscopes or otoscopes or scope sets
 
Ovum forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Oxygen administration equipment Oxygen therapy delivery system products accessories or its supplies
 
Patient airways Medical oxygen masks or parts
 
Pelvimeters Surgical calipers or rulers
 
Personal computers Personal computers
 
Personal digital assistants PDA Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
 
Placenta forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Protective face shields Medical staff isolation or surgical masks
 
Pulse oximeters Pulse oximeter units
 
Richardson retractors Abdominal retractors
 
Serrefine clamps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Sponge forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Straight needle holders Surgical needle holders for general use
 
Suction machines Surgical suction machines or vacuum extractors or ultrasonic surgical aspirators or regulators or accessories
 
Surgical drapes Surgical drapes
 
Surgical gloves Surgical gloves
 
Surgical microscopes Surgical microscopes or loops or magnifiers or accessories
 
Surgical probes Surgical probes or directors
 
Surgical robots Surgical power equipment sets or accessories
 
Surgical scalpels Surgical scalpels or knives or blades or trephines or accessories
 
Surgical staple removers Medical staple or clip removers
 
Suture needles Suture needles
 
Suture scissors Suture removers
 
Tablet computers Tablet computers
 
Tissue forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Tourniquets Tourniquets
 
Towel clamps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Ultrasound bone density scanners Medical ultrasound bone densitometers
 
Ultrasound imaging scanners Medical ultrasound or doppler or pulse echo or echography units for general diagnostic use
 
Umbilical cord scissors Surgical scissors
 
Uterine curettes Surgical curettes or loops
 
Uterine depressors Surgical depressors
 
Uterine dilators Surgical dilators or accessories
 
Uterine forceps Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
 
Uterine manipulators Surgical manipulating instruments
 
Uterine retractors Uterine retractors
 
Uterine scissors Surgical scissors
 
Uterine sounds Surgical sounds
 
Vacuum extractors Surgical suction machines or vacuum extractors or ultrasonic surgical aspirators or regulators or accessories
 
Vaginal exam specula Vaginal exam specula
 
Vaginal ultrasound probes Vaginal ultrasound or echo probes or accessories
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Related Work Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
 
Required Level of Education Post-Doctoral Training
 
Required Level of Education Doctoral Degree
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training None
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Doctor
Gynecologist
Medical Doctor (MD)
OB Specialist
OB/GYN Doctor (Obstetrics/Gynecology Doctor)
OB/GYN Physician
OB/GYN Physician (Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician)
Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
Obstetrics Specialist (OB Specialist)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Professor (OB/GYN Professor)
Physician
Physicians and Surgeons
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Health Care
Job Family: Physicians and Surgeons
Benchmark Title: Obstetricians and Gynecologists
 
 
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