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"Dentists, General"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Dentists, General"

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

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

3) 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.

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

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

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

7) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

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

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

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

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

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

13) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

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

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

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

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

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

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

20) Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

21) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

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

23) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

24) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

25) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

26) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

Job Description for "Dentists, General" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Dentists, General"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-S        SOC:  29-1021.00


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