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Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Optometrist"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

26) Systems Evaluation -- Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Job Description for "Optometrist" continued here...

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Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Optometrist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-S        SOC:  29-1041.00


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