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"Genetic Counselor"
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: "Genetic Counselor"

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Job Description for "Genetic Counselor" continued here...

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


"Genetic Counselor"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  29-9092.00


 

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