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Technical Performance Standards

1.    Communication: Candidates must be able to speak, hear, observe, and effectively communicate both verbally (in English) and non-verbally.

2.    Vision: Candidates must be able to see (near vision correctable at 13” to 16” to Jaeger 1 to 4) with depth perception. Candidates must also be able to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors (glasses and contacts permitted, 20/40 correctable in both eyes).

3.    Hearing: Candidates must be able to hear normal conversation (aids permitted).

4.    Work Environment: Candidates must be able to operate equipment in noisy environments, around electrical energy, radioactive sources, needles, blood, infectious, toxic and biohazardous materials. Candidates must wear a face mask, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) when required.

5.    Physical Standards: Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 44 lbs., execute motor skills to transfer, position and care for patients; pull, push, reach above shoulders, walk, and stand for extended periods, bend, squat and use both hands and fingers.

6.    Cognitive Standards: Candidates must be able to problem-solve and respond to critical situations. Unusual fatigue factors include mental strain and vigilance. Candidates must have the ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, often in stressful environments.

7.    Travel Requirements: Candidates must be able to commute to academic and clinical affiliates as assigned. Commute times between affiliates may exceed 1 hour.

8.      Time Requirement: Candidates must be available during the assigned shifts for the entirety of the program. Shifts are weekdays, 8-hours per day, typically beginning between the hours of 7:00am – 8:00am. Students must also set aside time for after-hour study.

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