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"Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist"
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: "Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist"

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


2) 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.


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


4) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


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


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


7) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).


8) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


9) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.


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


11) 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.


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12) Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.


13) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


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


15) 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.


16) Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.


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


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


19) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).


20) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


21) Speed of Closure -- The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.


22) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


23) Mathematical Reasoning -- The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.


Job Description for "Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist" continued here...

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


"Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  29-2011.00


 

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