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"Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic"
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: "Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic"

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


17) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Job Description for "Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic" continued here...

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


"Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-R-I        SOC:  29-2041.00


 

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