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"Acute Care Nurse"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Acute Care Nurse"

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


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


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


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


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


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


9) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


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


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


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


13) Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.


14) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


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


16) Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.


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


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


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


Job Description for "Acute Care Nurse" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Acute Care Nurse"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  29-1141.01


 

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