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 (38.6) percent of respondents had : Master's Degree
- Some (37.32) percent of respondents had :Doctoral Degree
- Some (8.46) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
Interest Code : SIR
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- 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.
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
- 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.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Social Orientation-Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Top 3 Values
- Relationships-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- 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.
- Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- 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.
- Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Psychology-Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Therapy and Counseling-Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Plan, prepare, or carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve, or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain, or prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
- Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
- Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
- Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.
- Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer.
- Obtain patients' informed consent to proposed interventions.
- Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, or respiratory or circulatory efficiency and record data.
- Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.
- Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.
- Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
- Assisting and Caring for Others-Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Performing General Physical Activities-Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Performing for or Working Directly with the Public-Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Physical Proximity-Mostly this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- Deal With External Customers-Important to work with external customers or the public in this job
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Medical software e.g. Advantage Software Physical Therapy Advantage
- Action games e.g. Biometrics video game software
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Cedaron Dexter Evaluation & Impairment Rating
- Medical software e.g. Clinicient Insight
- Word processing software e.g. Exercise routine creation software
- Medical software e.g. Hands On Technology TheraWriter.PT
- Accounting software e.g. MediGraph
- Medical software e.g. MEDITECH software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Lower extremity prosthetic devices e.g.Above-the-knee prosthetics
- Patient care beds or accessories for specialty care e.g.Adjusting tables
- Treadmill exercisers for rehabilitation or therapy e.g.Aquacisers
- Upper extremity prosthetic devices e.g.Arm prosthetics
- Work tables or stations or accessories for rehabilitation or therapy e.g.Axial-resistance shoulder wheels
- Reflex hammers or mallets e.g.Babinski hammers
- Balance beams or boards or bolsters or rockers for rehabilitation or therapy e.g.Balance beams
- Balance beams or boards or bolsters or rockers for rehabilitation or therapy e.g.Balance boards
- Lower extremity prosthetic devices e.g.Below-the-knee prosthetics
- Biofeedback device e.g.Biofeedback units