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"Medical Assistant"
Job Description and Skills Required - Part 3

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Skills Needed for: "Medical Assistant"

1) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

2) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

3) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

4) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.

5) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

6) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

7) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.

8) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

9) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

10) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

11) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

12) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

13) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

14) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

15) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

16) Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

17) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

18) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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