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"Surgical 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: "Surgical Technologist"

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


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) 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.


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


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


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


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


8) 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.


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


10) 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).


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


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12) 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.


13) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


14) 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.


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


16) Time Sharing -- The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).


17) 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.


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


Job Description for "Surgical Technologist" continued here...

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


"Surgical Technologist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-S-C        SOC:  29-2055.00


 

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