Salary LevelMuch Above Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (78.26) percent of respondents had : Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (17.39) percent of respondents had :Doctoral Degree
- Some (4.35) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
Interest Code : IS
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Top 3 Values
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- 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.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Medicine and Dentistry-Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- Physics-Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Prepare comprehensive interpretive reports of findings.
- Check and approve the quality of diagnostic images before patients are discharged.
- Establish and enforce radiation protection standards for patients and staff.
- Interpret imaging data and confer with other medical specialists to formulate diagnoses.
- Prescribe radionuclides and dosages to be administered to individual patients.
- Review procedure requests and patients' medical histories to determine applicability of procedures and radioisotopes to be used.
- Direct nuclear medicine technologists or technicians regarding desired dosages, techniques, positions, and projections.
- Determine appropriate tests or protocols based on patients' needs or conditions.
- Compare nuclear medicine procedures with other types of procedures such as computed tomography, ultrasonography, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, and angiography.
- Monitor handling of radioactive materials to ensure that established procedures are followed.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others-Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Exposed to Radiation-Mostly this job require exposure to radiation
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Exposed to Disease or Infections-Mostly this job require exposure to disease/infections
- Frequency of Decision Making-The worker is required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
- Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
- Medical software e.g. ACOM Solutions RAPID EMR
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Digital image processing software
- Medical software e.g. Digital Imaging Communications in Medicine DICOM medical imaging software
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Medical software e.g. GE Healthcare Centricity EMR
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Medical software e.g. Motion correction software
- Calendar and scheduling software e.g. Scheduling software
- Medical software e.g. SOAPware EMR
- Electronic blood pressure units e.g.Automated blood pressure cuffs
- Medical radiological shielding portable containers for radioactive materials e.g.Beta vial shields
- Medical computed tomography CT or CAT complete stationary unit installation e.g.Computed tomography CT systems
- X ray diffraction equipment e.g.Cone-beam collimators
- X ray diffraction equipment e.g.Converging collimators
- Desktop computers
- Medical ultrasound or doppler or pulse echo or echography units for general diagnostic use e.g.Diagnostic ultrasound equipment
- Radiation detectors e.g.Digital ratemeters
- X ray diffraction equipment e.g.Diverging collimators
- Medical radiation dosimeters e.g.Dose calibrators