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Medical Practitioners (not covered elsewhere)

ANZSCO ID 253999

Overview

All Other Medical Practitioners

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Medical Practitioners (not covered elsewhere)

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 74% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 48 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 44% female Gender Share

Medical Practitioners (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Nuclear Medicine Physician, and Sports Physician.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Examines patients and carries out or arranges special tests.
  • Prescribes medicine and advises patients on regimen to preserve and restore health and/or fitness.
  • May administer dugs as required.
  • Maintains medical records.

Prospects

Pathways

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Other Medical Practitioners who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Medicine and dentistry

    90% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  2. Biology

    68% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  3. English language

    68% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Physics

    65% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  5. Education and training

    65% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  6. Customer and personal service

    63% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  7. Chemistry

    61% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  8. Computers and electronics

    60% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  9. Mathematics

    59% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Therapy and counselling

    52% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  11. Administration and management

    52% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  12. Psychology

    51% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  13. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Public safety and security

    46% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Law and government

    39% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  17. Communications and media

    33% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  18. Engineering and technology

    31% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  19. Telecommunications

    24% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  20. Foreign language

    19% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    77% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    70% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Active learning

    66% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  4. Instructing

    66% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Social perceptiveness

    64% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  6. Speaking

    64% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  7. Active listening

    63% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Monitoring

    63% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  9. Writing

    63% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Complex problem solving

    61% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Science

    61% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    59% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  13. Coordination with others

    57% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Learning strategies

    57% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  15. Serving others

    55% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Time management

    54% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Mathematics

    52% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  18. Systems evaluation

    52% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  19. Persuasion

    50% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Systems analysis

    48% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    79% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Problem spotting

    79% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  3. Inductive reasoning

    77% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  4. Deductive reasoning

    73% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  5. Oral expression

    73% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    73% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Near vision

    71% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  8. Written expression

    66% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Speech clarity

    61% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  10. Categorising

    59% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    59% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Sorting or ordering

    59% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  13. Arm-hand steadiness

    59% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  14. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  15. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  16. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  17. Perceptual speed

    50% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  18. Working with numbers

    46% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  19. Selective attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  20. Speed of recognition

    45% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    83% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Making decisions and solving problems

    78% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  3. Training and teaching others

    77% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  4. Looking for changes over time

    77% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  5. Monitoring people, processes and things

    76% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  6. Collecting and organising information

    74% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  7. Making sense of information and ideas

    73% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  8. Researching and investigating

    72% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Explaining things to people

    70% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  10. Communicating within a team

    70% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  11. Helping and caring for others

    68% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  12. Checking compliance with standards

    67% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  13. Giving expert advice

    66% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  14. Building good relationships

    66% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  15. Guiding and directing staff

    64% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    62% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  17. Checking for errors or defects

    62% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  18. Communicating with the public

    61% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  19. Documenting or recording information

    60% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  20. Working with computers

    56% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.05 - Nuclear Medicine Physicians.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Radiation

    98% Important

    Be exposed to radiation.

  3. Telephone

    97% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Electronic mail

    97% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    96% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Time pressure

    93% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Being exact or accurate

    91% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    90% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Frequent decision making

    87% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  10. Impact of decisions

    86% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  11. Teamwork

    85% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Disease or infection

    84% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  13. Contact with people

    84% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  14. Contact with the public

    80% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  15. Health and safety of others

    80% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  16. Consequence of error

    79% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  17. Letters and memos

    79% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Responsible for outcomes

    78% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  19. Physically close to people

    75% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  20. Spend time sitting

    74% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    90% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    90% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Recognition

    90% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  4. Working conditions

    86% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Support

    81% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  6. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Analytical

    81% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  2. Helping

    81% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  3. Practical

    48% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    33% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.05 - Nuclear Medicine Physicians.

All Other Medical Practitioners

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Medical Practitioners (not covered elsewhere)

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 74% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 48 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 44% female Gender Share

Medical Practitioners (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Nuclear Medicine Physician, and Sports Physician.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Examines patients and carries out or arranges special tests.
  • Prescribes medicine and advises patients on regimen to preserve and restore health and/or fitness.
  • May administer dugs as required.
  • Maintains medical records.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.

Employers look for Other Medical Practitioners who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Medicine and dentistry

    90% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  2. Biology

    68% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  3. English language

    68% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Physics

    65% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  5. Education and training

    65% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  6. Customer and personal service

    63% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  7. Chemistry

    61% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  8. Computers and electronics

    60% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  9. Mathematics

    59% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Therapy and counselling

    52% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  11. Administration and management

    52% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  12. Psychology

    51% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  13. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Public safety and security

    46% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Law and government

    39% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  17. Communications and media

    33% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  18. Engineering and technology

    31% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  19. Telecommunications

    24% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  20. Foreign language

    19% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    77% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    70% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Active learning

    66% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  4. Instructing

    66% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Social perceptiveness

    64% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  6. Speaking

    64% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  7. Active listening

    63% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Monitoring

    63% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  9. Writing

    63% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Complex problem solving

    61% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Science

    61% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    59% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  13. Coordination with others

    57% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Learning strategies

    57% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  15. Serving others

    55% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Time management

    54% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Mathematics

    52% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  18. Systems evaluation

    52% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  19. Persuasion

    50% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Systems analysis

    48% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    79% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Problem spotting

    79% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  3. Inductive reasoning

    77% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  4. Deductive reasoning

    73% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  5. Oral expression

    73% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    73% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Near vision

    71% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  8. Written expression

    66% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Speech clarity

    61% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  10. Categorising

    59% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    59% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Sorting or ordering

    59% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  13. Arm-hand steadiness

    59% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  14. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  15. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  16. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  17. Perceptual speed

    50% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  18. Working with numbers

    46% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  19. Selective attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  20. Speed of recognition

    45% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    83% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Making decisions and solving problems

    78% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  3. Training and teaching others

    77% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  4. Looking for changes over time

    77% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  5. Monitoring people, processes and things

    76% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  6. Collecting and organising information

    74% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  7. Making sense of information and ideas

    73% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  8. Researching and investigating

    72% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  9. Explaining things to people

    70% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  10. Communicating within a team

    70% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  11. Helping and caring for others

    68% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  12. Checking compliance with standards

    67% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  13. Giving expert advice

    66% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  14. Building good relationships

    66% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  15. Guiding and directing staff

    64% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    62% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  17. Checking for errors or defects

    62% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  18. Communicating with the public

    61% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  19. Documenting or recording information

    60% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  20. Working with computers

    56% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.05 - Nuclear Medicine Physicians.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Radiation

    98% Important

    Be exposed to radiation.

  3. Telephone

    97% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Electronic mail

    97% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    96% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Time pressure

    93% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Being exact or accurate

    91% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    90% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Frequent decision making

    87% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  10. Impact of decisions

    86% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  11. Teamwork

    85% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Disease or infection

    84% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  13. Contact with people

    84% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  14. Contact with the public

    80% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  15. Health and safety of others

    80% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  16. Consequence of error

    79% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  17. Letters and memos

    79% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Responsible for outcomes

    78% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  19. Physically close to people

    75% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  20. Spend time sitting

    74% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    90% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    90% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Recognition

    90% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  4. Working conditions

    86% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Support

    81% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  6. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Analytical

    81% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  2. Helping

    81% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  3. Practical

    48% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    33% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.05 - Nuclear Medicine Physicians.
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