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Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.

31-9097.00 Phlebotomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Draw blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Collect specimens at specific time intervals for tests, such as those assessing therapeutic drug levels.
  • Draw blood from capillaries by dermal puncture, such as heel or finger stick methods.
  • Collect fluid or tissue samples, using appropriate collection procedures.
  • Perform saline flushes or dispense anticoagulant drugs, such as Heparin, through intravenous (IV) lines, in accordance with licensing restrictions and under the direction of a medical doctor.
  • Administer subcutaneous or intramuscular injects, in accordance with licensing restrictions.
  • Draw blood from arteries, using arterial collection techniques.
31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Administer medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces, for testing.
  • Administer anesthetics during surgery and monitor the effects on animals.
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
31-1131.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention, such as bruises, open wounds, or blood in urine.
  • Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Administer medications or treatments, such as catheterizations, suppositories, irrigations, enemas, massages, or douches, as directed by a physician or nurse.
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Collect and study blood samples to determine the number of cells, their morphology, or their blood group, blood type, or compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic techniques.
  • Harvest cell cultures at optimum time, based on knowledge of cell cycle differences and culture conditions.
  • Obtain, cut, stain, and mount biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis, following standard laboratory procedures.

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