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29-2031.00 - Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook

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29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.
  • Prepare and set up x-ray room for patient.
  • Provide assistance in radiopharmaceutical administration, monitoring patients' vital signs and notifying the radiologist of any relevant changes.
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook
  • Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
  • Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
  • Communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about situation, to arrange reception of victims, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Maintain an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.
  • Gather, arrange, or assemble instruments or supplies.
29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts, using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards.
  • Observe and reassure patients during treatment and report unusual reactions to physician or turn equipment off if unexpected adverse reactions occur.
  • Act as liaison with physicist and supportive care personnel.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, or supplies and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.
  • Inform physician of patient's condition during anesthesia.

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