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Docswanted has been a trusted platform that not only provides valuable information about various types of doctors and medical professions but also brings opportunities for them. It is a medical job portal that works as a physician job board where all types of physician jobs are listed for the qualified doctors. The Family Physicians or Family Doctors play a key role in the maintenance of health of a family, irrespective of the age, sex, or diseases.

Doctors looking for Family Practice Opportunities in the United States of America need to fulfill all the standards of the profession as far as academic part is concerned. These doctors usually have degrees like Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O). Addition to these professional or specialization degrees, these doctors also need to undergo a three-year degree in family residency before they can start their profession as a Family Physician. It is good to mention that Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are accepted as experts in both medicine and surgery. As a result of that these Family Physicians become even more valuable for the respective families.

The education of these specialist doctors is more or less similar in various countries, except the duration of the degree courses. These courses vary between 3 and 5 years in various countries. They get their degrees (DNB) or MBBS in Family Practice only after successful completion of the degrees.

The Family Physicians jobs bring a greater amount of responsibilities to these doctors and they are well aware of this as well. They are totally responsible for taking care of medicinal as well as surgical treatment of the patients that belong to a same family. Their responsibilities include routine or regular health checkups, immunization for the children, screening tests, and helping them in the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. Some family physicians in the USA even deliver new born babies.