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31-1014.00 - Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook

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Assist nurses or physicians in the operation of medical equipment or provision of patient care.

31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
  • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
31-9099.02 Endoscopy Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Assist physicians or registered nurses in the conduct of endoscopic procedures.
  • Place devices, such as blood pressure cuffs, pulse oximeter sensors, nasal cannulas, surgical cautery pads, and cardiac monitoring electrodes, on patients to monitor vital signs.
31-9093.00 Medical Equipment Preparers Bright Outlook
  • Operate and maintain steam autoclaves, keeping records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
  • Start equipment and observe gauges and equipment operation to detect malfunctions and to ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards.
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Operate x-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG), or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests.

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