Summary Medical Specialist near Saanich (BC)
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 "medical specialist" was moved from the group Specialist physicians (NOC 3111) to the group Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine (NOC 31100).
Find key facts and figures about working as a medical specialist. The following information is applicable to all Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine (NOC 31100).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine diagnose and treat diseases and physiological or psychiatric disorders and act as consultants to other physicians. Specialists in laboratory medicine study the nature, cause and development of diseases in humans. Specialists in clinical medicine usually work in private practice or in a hospital while those in laboratory medicine usually work in hospitals. Residents in training to become specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine are included in this unit group.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in British Columbia
advertised near Saanich (BC)
- Conduct medical research
- Assess patients' diseases or disorders to determine appropriate surgical procedures
- Perform and supervise surgical procedures to correct physical abnormalities and deficiencies and repair injuries
- Conduct microscopic and chemical analyses of laboratory samples and specimens
- Prepare research papers for publication and presentation
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