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LIFETIME EMPLOYABLITY1Lifetime EmployabilityLance MumfordHCM520: Quality and Performance Improvement in HealthcareColorado State University – Global CampusDr. Robert T. WoernerJuly 3, 2016
LIFETIME EMPLOYABLITY2Lifetime EmployabilityKnowing our strengths and weaknesses is very important in how we thrive in our workenvironment. We don't look inward enough to see these qualities and deficits in ourselves;knowing our intrinsic values can benefit ourselves and the organizations we work for. How weinteract with others, perform tasks at our jobs, progress in our education, are all tied to ourpersonal make-up and lifetime employablity (Joshi, Ransom, Nash, & Ransom, 2014).Skills arelearned behaviors and abilities, and there are many different types that are relevant in careerdevelopment. There are technical skills, personal growth skills, and leadership skills to name afew (Self-Assessment Skills, n.d.). In this paper I will evaluate my critical thinking skills indecision-making and problem-solving as a future healthcare professional, my professionalstrategies and goals. I will also discuss important elements of personal and professional etiquette,as well as my communication philosophy.Critical Thinking SkillsHealthcare professionals must gather, analyze, and process information in order to makesound and logical decisions. These decisions are often complex and require multiple levels ofdecision making. Regardless of the magnitude of the decisions to be made, it is essential thathealthcare employees have the clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills to make the correctdecisions.