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31-9092.00 - Medical Assistants Bright Outlook

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Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.

31-9097.00 Phlebotomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Draw blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Draw blood from capillaries by dermal puncture, such as heel or finger stick methods.
  • Collect fluid or tissue samples, using appropriate collection procedures.
  • Collect specimens at specific time intervals for tests, such as those assessing therapeutic drug levels.
  • Draw blood from arteries, using arterial collection techniques.
31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Record height or weight of patients.
  • Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
31-1013.00 Psychiatric Aides
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Interview patients upon admission and record information.
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.
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Collect blood or tissue samples from patients, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood sample.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating, and identifying microorganisms for analysis.

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