|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
- Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Technology Design: Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
- Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, and medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.
- Perform bronchopulmonary drainage and assist or instruct patients in performance of breathing exercises.
- Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Provide educational information about physical therapy and physical therapists, injury prevention, ergonomics and ways to promote health.
- Participate in community and community agency activities and help to formulate public policy.
- Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
- Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Maintain records, reports and files as required, including such information as radiation dosages, equipment settings and patients' reactions.
- Observe and reassure patients during treatment and report unusual reactions to physician or turn equipment off if unexpected adverse reactions occur.
- Administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts, using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards.