Job Readiness for Health Professionals: Soft Skills Strategies for Success (2nd Revised edition)

Job Readiness for Health Professionals: Soft Skills Strategies for Success (2nd Revised edition)

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Get an edge in the job market and develop the soft skills - the personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces needed to work successfully with anyone, anywhere. Job Readiness for Health Professionals, Soft Skills Strategies for Success, 2nd Edition provides a unique tool for soft skill programming to help graduates succeed on the job as effective, engaged, and high-functioning employees. This handy resource uses an 8th grade reading level and a consistent, easy-to-follow modular format to guide you through the essential entry-level soft skills like how to dress, speak, and collaborate in the healthcare setting. With two new chapters, new Video Case vignettes, and 48 soft skills and behavioral competencies, it gives you the tools you need to join the healthcare workforce.

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1. Who Are You? Adopting a Positive Mental Attitude Managing your Time and Organizing your Life Achieving Honesty and Integrity Aiming to be Adaptable and Flexible Striving for Tolerance Being Dependable 2. NEW! Being a Student Taking Notes Improving Test Scores Preparing For Externship 3. NEW! Finding Your First Job Your Career in the Health Professions Beginning the Job Search Writing Your Resume The Art of Interviewing 4. Ready for Work Modeling Business Etiquette Dressing for Success Displaying Good Grooming, Personal Hygiene, and Cleanliness 5. Gaining Energy and Reducing Stress Gaining Energy, Persistence, and Perseverance Vowing to be Drug-Free and Unimpaired Managing Stress 6. Being Easy to Deal With Building Trust Showing Empathy, Sensitivity, and Caring 7. Dealing with Others Managing and Resolving Conflict Dealing with Difficult People Valuing Multicultural Competence 8. Speaking and Writing Professionally Speaking Professionally in your Workplace Writing, Grammar, and Spelling Professional Phone Technique 9. Interacting Successfully Listening Actively Communicating with Special Groups of Clients Reading and Speaking Body Language 10. Planning for Career Success Setting Goals and Planning Actions Following Rules and Regulations Maintaining Confidentiality and Discretion Keeping Records Managing Your Money 11. Enhancing Your Promotability Thinking Critically Talking to your Manager or Supervisor Taking Accountability Contributing as a Member of the Team Committing to your Profession 12. Building Personal Emotional Strengths Building Self-Esteem Controlling Anxiety Practicing Patience Strengthening Resilience 13. Managing Your Emotions Separating your Work and Personal Problems Managing Anger and Strong Emotions Exuding Optimism, Enthusiasm, and Positivity 14. Go Forth and Prosper Expect Acceptance Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/12/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780323430265
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780323430265
  • weight: 816
  • ISBN10: 0323430260
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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