Summary General Practitioner (GP) near Ottawa (ON)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "general practitioner (GP)" was moved from the group General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) to the group General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 31102).
Find key facts and figures about working as a general practitioner (GP). The following information is applicable to all General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 31102).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
General practitioners and family physicians diagnose and treat the diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. They provide primary contact and continuous care toward the management of patients' health. They usually work in private practice, including group or team practices, hospitals and clinics. Residents in training to be general practitioners or family physicians are included in this unit group.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in Ontario
advertised near Ottawa (ON)
- Examine patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures
- Consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health
- Administer budget
- Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
- Participate on institutional committees
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