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31-9091.00 - Dental Assistants Bright Outlook

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Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.

31-9093.00 Medical Equipment Preparers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Operate and maintain steam autoclaves, keeping records of loads completed, items in loads, and maintenance procedures performed.
  • Clean instruments to prepare them for sterilization.
  • Organize and assemble routine or specialty surgical instrument trays or other sterilized supplies, filling special requests as needed.
  • Disinfect and sterilize equipment such as respirators, hospital beds, or oxygen or dialysis equipment, using sterilizers, aerators, or washers.
  • Purge wastes from equipment by connecting equipment to water sources and flushing water through systems.
  • Install and set up medical equipment, using hand tools.
31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
  • Assist veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare surgical equipment and pass instruments or materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment.
31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides Bright Outlook
  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
  • Arrange treatment supplies to keep them in order.
  • Maintain equipment or furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly or disassembly of equipment or accessories.
31-1015.00 Orderlies
  • Disinfect or sterilize equipment or supplies, using germicides or sterilizing equipment.
  • Clean equipment, such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, or portable medical equipment, documenting needed repairs or maintenance.

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