Essay on Professionalism

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Tamara Fernandez Dr. Q ESSAY ON PROFESSIONALISM There are many attributes accompanied with professionalism that an employer would look for in potential employees. Such as Skills, Experience, Communication Skills, Initiative, Ethics, and Qualification. These Traits are very important in an employee's ability to function on the job. Each has its own purpose and meaning. Skills are required to perform the task at hand, without the skills for the job the employee is unsuccessful and useless in the work environment. No one is born with skills, skills are learned and must be learned for the most part, before attempting certain jobs. Some skills must be learned by on the job training. Experience is very helpful, with the right experiences the employee can learn from his past efforts and not have the need for certain training. This also allows them to think ahead of time and save time and effort. Communication Skills is very important because it’s the ability to get across to the customer by answering their questions and help them out as much as u can wit as much information and make them feel comfortable and have no problem come back to see you anytime. Professionalism in the health field is to be loyal to a set of values comprising a formally agreed upon code of conduct and the informal expectations of colleagues, clients and society. The key values include acting in a patient's interest, responsiveness to the health needs of society, maintaining the highest standards of excellence in the practice of medicine and in the generation and the spreading of your knowledge. In addition to medical knowledge and skills, medical professionals should present psychosocial and humanistic qualities such as caring, empathy, humility and compassion, as well as social responsibility and sensitivity to people's culture and
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