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"Orthotist and Prosthetist"
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: "Orthotist and Prosthetist"

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


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


3) Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.


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


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


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


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


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


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


11) 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.


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12) 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.


13) 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.


14) 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).


15) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.


16) 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.


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


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


Job Description for "Orthotist and Prosthetist" continued here...

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


"Orthotist and Prosthetist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-I-R        SOC:  29-2091.00


 

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