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"Dental Hygienist"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

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

Abilities Needed for: "Dental Hygienist"

1) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


2) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


3) Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.


4) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.


5) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


6) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


7) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


8) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


9) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


10) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).


11) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


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12) Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


13) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


14) Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.


Job Description for "Dental Hygienist" continued here...

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


"Dental Hygienist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-C-R        SOC:  29-2021.00


 

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