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Physical Requirements

Elements of the Job Description Physical, Environmental, and Regulatory Requirements Physical: Mobility -ability to assist in the movement of objects Sitting Walking Bending Stooping Crawling Standing Lifting Turning Pushing Dexterity -ability to manipulate objects Reaching Grasping Handling Visual -ability to recognize, register and respond Color recognition Graphing Calibration Depth perception Reading/Close-up work Communication- ability to understand, respond and translate into action Environment   Noise Constant noise Intermittent noise Normal office environment Vibration Subject to oscillating movement Atmospheric conditions Weather conditions Temperature extremes Odor Dust Mist Hazards Proximity to moving mechanical parts Electrical current Working in high, exposed places Toxic or caustic chemicals Fumes Radiation Biohazards (airborne or contact exposure to bacterial or viral) Housekeeping and/or cleaning agents Explosive chemicals Flammable, explosive gases Human/ Animal-borne Pathogens Regulatory and VUMC Policy Requirements These are mandatory, annual requirements and key VUMC policies that make sure individuals meet the basics for being ready to work here. These are listed in both the job description and the evaluation form (see Regulatory Requirements Checklist on the Evaluation Form).
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