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"Massage Therapist"
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: "Massage Therapist"

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


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


3) Dynamic Strength -- The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.


4) Trunk Strength -- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.


5) 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.


6) 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.


7) 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.


8) Speech Recognition -- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.


9) Stamina -- The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.


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


11) 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.


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Job Description for "Massage Therapist" continued here...

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


"Massage Therapist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  31-9011.00


 

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