Inspecting and updating patients' charts.
Diagnosing common ailments such as colds, flu, and diabetes.
Administering medication topically, orally, and via intravenous or intramuscular injections.
Prescribing apt medications and lifestyle alterations.
Collecting fluid and tissue samples and sending these to laboratories for further testing.
Referring patients to specialists for further testing and treatment, if needed.
Creating and issuing invoices to private clients.
Submitting claims on behalf of patients who have health insurance.
Anticipating and responding to patients' wellness-related questions and concerns.
Successful completion of a 3-year residency training program.
Registration with an appropriate health professions board.
Proven experience as a General Practitioner.
Adherence to health and ethical codes, including when under duress.
Attendance at medical conferences.
Personable, supportive disposition.
Strong ability to triage and multitask.
Excellent administrative skills.