Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

General Practitioner

General Practitioner


salaire Min. 99,48 $ / h
Max. 99,48 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

General practitioners provide a range of medical services, including diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, to people of all ages to prevent or treat illnesses. To this end, general practitioners examine patients, have tests or analyses performed where needed, make a diagnosis, prescribe drugs or treatments, and provide advice to maintain, improve or restore health.

Education and Training Requirements

In order to practice in Québec, a general practitioner must hold a medical degree. The degree is offered in 4 university faculties in Québec:

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be curious and logical
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy physical work and handling (medical) instruments
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have good summarizing and analytical skills
  • Must love contact with the public

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • A - Prefers completing creative tasks

Work Environment

General practitioners work in:

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